Bio

KolbeAthena Kolbe is a doctoral candidate in Social Work and Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, currently serving as the Director of Social Work Education at the Enstiti Travay Sosyal ak Syans Sosyal in Petionville, Haiti. With advanced degrees in social work, political science and theology, Kolbe’s research interests include exposure to politically motivated violence including mass rape and torture, small arms violence, calculating mortality and morbidity in challenging and violent environments, community violence reduction interventions in post-conflict settings, international social work education, mental health interventions with children, and the human costs of disasters.