Soula Pefkaros

Soula Pefkaros has a special interest in using participatory methodologies, photography, narrative, and the arts, as tools for healing, critical consciousness, community action research, and transformation. Her practice integrates asset-based development and addressing the legacies of wounds created by historic social inequities. Pefkaros’s most recent work is a participatory documentary photography project created in collaboration with a group of previously incarcerated young men. She is a doctoral student in Depth Psychology with an emphasis in Community, Liberation, and Eco-psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her research includes food sovereignty, working with the currently and previously incarcerated, global climate change, critical theory, and eco-therapeutic healing. Pefkaros has an MA in conflict transformation from Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.