Dana Townsend

Dana Townsend

Undergraduate Institution: University of Pittsburgh (B.A., B.S.)

Research Interests:   Dana's research revolves around the impact of political violence on children and adolescents. In particular, she is interested in the ways that youth engage with memories and create narratives to make sense of violence and position themselves in their social worlds. She is also interested in the development and implementation of programs that provide psychosocial support for families that have been displaced or otherwise affected by political violence. 

Developmental and Peace Studies (Joint Doctoral)

Joint Doctoral


Family Studies Center