Kathryn Lance

Psychology & Peace Studies

Kathryn Lance (psychology & peace studies) holds an M.A. in international peace and conflict resolution from American University and a B.A. in German and concentration in French from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Kathryn has taught elementary school and high school, interned at think tanks, and worked at NGOs. The recipient of a Boren Fellowship, she worked as assistant director of the Centar za Izgradnju Mira (Center for Peacebuilding) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where she focused on youth and peacebuilding.
Her primary research interest is the impact of trauma on youth in conflict zones. Her research examines youth resilience and means of addressing trauma in post-conflict settings, including the arts. She is a Kroc Excellence Fellow.