Book Series / Publication

Founded Peace Studies Book Series

A new book series has been created by Anthony Nocella’s effort with Arissa Media Group, that will be headed by Allison Stokes, Joseph Rayle, Duane Ruth-Heffelbower, and Randall Amster. The Peace Studies Book Series is a project of the Central New York Peace Studies Consortium.


Peer-Reviewed Book Series

Published by Arissa Media Group
A Project of the Central New York Peace Studies Consortium

Arissa Media Group has formed a relationship with the Central New York Peace Studies Consortium to establish the Peace Studies Book Series.

About Book Series
Taking an interdisciplinary and cross-movement approach the Peace Studies Book Series is interested in publishing work that examines theories and methods of alternatives to violent conflicts, war, hate, and oppression, within communities and internationally, such as inclusive transformative collaborative and cooperative activities, theories, and approaches. The Series is also interested in specific approaches of developing peace such as, but not limited to peace education, peacemaking, peacebuilding, peacekeeping, and peace activism.

Please send Book Proposals containing the Submission Guidelines to:

Arissa Media Group
PO Box 27991
Tempe, AZ 85285

Review Process

1) Arissa Media Group must first approve the Book Proposal; 2) Next it is sent to the Editorial Committee to be accepted,; and 3) Finally the Book Proposal enters into a Peer-Reviewed process, which the Review Board will decide one of three ways for every Book Proposal, that includes:

  1. i.            Accepted Completely
  2. ii.            Accepted With Revisions
  3. iii.            Not Accepted

Senior Editors

Dr. Allison Stokes
Director of Religious & Spiritual Life, University of Rochester

Dr. Joseph Rayle
Associate Professor, Foundations and Social Advocacy, SUNY Cortland

Duane Ruth-Heffelbower, JD
Director, Graduate Peacemaking & Conflict Studies Program, Fresno Pacific University

Dr. Randall Amster, JD
Executive Director of the Peace & Justice Studies Association and professor, Prescott College