AMBS Alumni Third Thursdays | Janna Hunter-Bowman, PhD
This conversation is a part of a once-a-month online conversation between AMBS teaching and administrative faculty members and AMBS alumni. Janeen Bertsche Johnson, M.Div., Alumni Director, interviewed Janna Hunter-Bowman, PhD, Asst. Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social Ethics at AMBS.
During these conversations, Janeen Bertsche Johnson will interview a selected member of the AMBS learning community for 35 minutes, followed by a short time of open conversation for AMBS alumni.
These sessions are held via videoconference from 12 to 1 p.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month. The virtual events are only open to AMBS alumni at this time.
Janna Hunter-Bowman, PhD, brings experience as a peace and justice worker in a variety of settings to her academic study and teaching roles.
She has worked with Witness for Peace in organization and advocacy, and with Justapaz in Colombia in the areas of documentation, education, and advocacy.
Immediately after earning a Master of Arts: Peace Studies at AMBS, she entered a Ph.D. program at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame. There she was the first student to combine the disciplines of theology and peace studies into a single program, an endeavor that found expression in her dissertation, which examined the agency of victims of violence in Colombia’s war zones.
Learn more about Third Thursdays at https://ambs.edu/third-thursdays.