History & Peace Studies
Anna Fett (history & peace studies) holds an M.T.S. degree from Harvard Divinity School and B.A. degree from Luther College. As an undergraduate, she majored in religion, English, and classics and studied in Turkey and Jordan. She has served as an interfaith intern for a community of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian congregations. She also worked as a counselor for Kids4Peace Boston, an organization that educates and inspires teenage Muslims, Jews, and Christians from Jerusalem and Boston.
As a Ph.D. student, Anna plans to research the history of American perceptions of and discourses about the Middle East, particularly Israel-Palestine, and the involvement of U.S. non-state actors in peacebuilding work in the region. Her interests also include the role of culture and religion in conflict transformation. Anna is a Notre Dame Presidential Fellow.
Director of Doctoral Studies