Kimberly Howe

PhD Alumni


Education
  • BA, Psychology, Simmons College
  • Master of Social Work, Social Work, Simmons College, School of Social Work
  • MALD, Law and Diplomacy, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants
  • Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar, US Institute of Peace, 2010-2011
  • Dean’s Award Recipient, Summer Research Fund, The Fletcher School 2010
  • Board of Advisors, the Humanitarian Studies Institute of OCHA, Bogotá Colombia, 2010
  • Next Generation Grant Recipient, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School, 2009
  • Provost Fellow, Tufts University, 2007-2009
  • Doctoral Research Award Recipient, The Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, 2008
  • Scholarship Recipient, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 2005-2011
  • Fellow, Harvard University Medical School, 1999-2001

Fields of Study
  • Human Security
  • Forced Migration
  • International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

ARTICLES
• Howe, Kimberly, Sánchez, Fabio and Contreras, Carolina. ¿EL CAMINO HACIA LA PAZ O PALOS DE CIEGO? IMPACTO DEL PROGRAMA DE DESMOVILIZACIÓN PARAMILITAR EN LA VIOLENCIA HOMICIDA EN COLOMBIA. Documento CEDE 2010-43. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes. 2010
• Howe, Kimberly. "Conflict Transformation and the Urban Displaced in Colombia." HUMANITARIAN EXCHANGE. 45 (DEC 2009).
Jacobsen, Karen and Howe, Kimberly with IDMC. INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT TO URBAN AREAS: THE TUFTS-IDMC PROFILING STUDY. CASE 3, SANTA MARTA, COLOMBIA. Sept 2008.
• Uvin, Peter and Howe, Kimberly. Youth in Post-Conflict Burundi: Exclusion, Gender and Prospects for Peace and Reconciliation. Report Commissioned by the World Bank. Washington, DC October 2007.

BOOK CHAPTERS
• Howe, Kimberly and Uvin, Peter. "I Want to Marry a Dynamic Girl: On Changing Gender Expectations in Burundi.” In LIFE AFTER VIOLENCE: A PEOPLE’S STORY OF BURUNDI, ed. Peter Uvin. London: Zed Books 2009.

PhD Dissertation (working title)
  • Violent Momentum: Paramilitary Demobilization, Grey Zones and the Search for Wealth in Contemporary Colombia

Dissertation Advisor(s)
• Jorge Restrepo, Universidad Javeriana Bogotá
• Karen Jacobsen, The Fletcher School
• Peter Uvin, The Fletcher School

Faculty Advisor(s)
Karen Jacobsen

Research Interests
  • Urbanization
  • Armed Groups
  • Displacements
  • Post-conflict Peacebuilding
  • Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration
  • Great Lakes Region of Africa



Email Address
kimberly.howe@tufts.edu
kimmyhowe@gmail.com

Mailing Address
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02155