Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

The Peace Museum


Chicago's Peace Museum is the only museum of its kind in the world.  This project attempted to measure the effectiveness of the museum's Drive-by Peace program.

A internal report, "Drive-By Peace Evaluation," was completed.

Research Team

  • P. Nyden, CURL
  • L. Von Dreele, CURL
  • D. Van Zytveld, CURL
  • M. Tavanti, Graduate Fellow, Sociology
  • Y. Suarez-Balcazar, Psychology, Loyola University 
  • D. Grams, The Peace Museum 
  • V. Albaneso, The Peace Museum
  • J. Jones, Undergraduate Student 
  • A. Matherly, Undergraduate Student 
  • C. Hindo, Undergraduate Student


Community Partner


  • Peace Museum