Angela Lederach

Angie-25Angela J. Lederach is a PhD candidate in Anthropology and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and a USAID fellow at the University of Cartagena. Her dissertation research explores the social practices of grassroots peacebuilding employed by the Movimiento Pacífico de la Alta Montaña in Colombia. In particular, she is investigating how multigenerational relationships – through which connection to land, to history, and to self emerge – are (re)imagined and (re)created in the context of a destroyed environment. Her research interests broadly include social movement activism, war, peacebuilding, youth, social recovery, displacement and migration.