Kristina Hook received her M.A. in International Development from the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Florida. Prior to her time at Notre Dame, Kristina served as a Policy Officer in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations and as a Political/Economic Officer in a U.S. Embassy abroad. In 2013, Kristina was awarded a U.S. Presidential Management Fellowship.
Kristina has published on topics including genocide; mass violence; post-conflict reconstruction; humanitarian lessons learned; and methods of merging theory and practice in sustainable development programming. Her research interests include causal explanations of mass violence and mass killings, as well as how emerging micro-level research may be used to design more robust genocide diagnostic frameworks. Kristina is a Notre Dame Kellogg Fellow.