IDCE Students Profiles

Julia Hanley (IDSC '2010)

Julia Hanley (USA) received a B.A. in linguistics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2004. The following year, she was sent to Kenya with the Peace Corps to work as a community health and development educator. She worked to bring the Mural Project to Kenya, teaching about HIV and AIDS through murals depicting at-risk situations. She also worked with guardians of orphans and vulnerable children to improve their health and economic situations. After completing her service, she extended for a third year to work as a Peace Corps volunteer leader in their Nyanza Regional Office. Her research interests include conflict and mediation.