Kristina Hook

Anthropology & Peace Studies

Kristina Hook (anthropology & peace studies) earned an M.A. degree in international development and a graduate certificate in humanitarian assistance from the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Florida. She served as a Policy Officer in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations and a Political/Economic Officer in a U.S. Embassy abroad. In 2013, she was awarded a U.S. Presidential Management Fellowship.
Kristina is currently a Fellow with the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP). She has published on topics including genocide, mass violence, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian lessons learned and methods of merging theory and practice in sustainable development programming. Her research interests include causal explanations of mass violence and mass killings, as well as how emerging micro-level research may be used to design more robust genocide diagnostic frameworks. Kristina is a Kellogg Ph.D. Fellow.