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Laura K. Taylor

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Department of Peace & Conflict Studies. I earned a dual Ph.D. in Psychology and Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. My research applies a risk and resilience framework, within a developmental psychopathology approach, to examine the impact of political violence on children, families, and communities in Colombia, Croatia and Northern Ireland. I am also expanding this international research to work with immigrant and refugee youth in the United States. In addition, I have research and operational knowledge in conflict transformation, mental health, and transitional justice with six years of field experience in rights-based empowerment in the Caribbean, Latin America, and Nepal.

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Laura K. Taylor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Peace and Conflict Studies
School of Health and Human Sciences
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
lktaylo2@uncg.edu

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