Soula Pefkaros

Soula is in her third year of doctoral studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute, working towards a Ph.D in depth psychology with an emphasis on community, liberation, and eco-psychology. She is excited to be co-teaching the Building Communities class with David Anderson Hooker at the 2014 Summer Peacebuilding Institute.

Soula 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 addresses the legacies of wounds created by historic social inequities. She is building her work in the areas of food justice and food sovereignty, transformative arts,ecopsychology, and work with currently and previously incarcerated youth.

Soula currently resides in Boston.