Katie Moore

Katie MooreKatie Moore received a BA in English from the University of Kansas and an MA in Peace & Justice Studies from the University of San Diego. As an undergraduate, Ms. Moore was an engaged student as a member of the Dean's Scholars Program and international volunteer in South Korea through Volunteers for Peace. She received a grant during the spring 2005 semester to document the experiences of Korean-Americans in Kansas. Ms. Moore focused her M.A. on East Asia, traveling to South Korea and Japan and studying issues of forced migration, and human rights in North Korea. She also worked on a grant from the Trans-Border Institute to photographically explore the social effects of international borders. In 2007 she spent several months in a small community in Kenya where she documented the effects of internal displacement, made community visits, and helped the youth club on an HIV/AIDS awareness project. She has been the Program Research Officer for Friends of Africa International since October 2007.