Soula Pefkaros

Soula is currently working on her doctoral research to complete her PhD in Depth Psychology, emphasis in Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.

For her dissertation, she has created a gardening and food skills curriculum intended for incarcerated individuals. The curriculum is designed with a liberation pedagogy framework and seeks to support social, political, and personal empowerment.

Soula currently lives in Harrisonburg, Va., and is working with the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice as the program manager of a 3-year project to map the future of restorative justice.

In addition to her work with the Zehr Institute and on her dissertation, Soula is working on a creative photography project that explores women and nature, un-domestication and re-wilding.

She is engaged and the happy guardian of two delightful pups.