Assistant Professor of Practice at Portland State University School of Social Work
Staci B. Martin, EdD, is a learner, educator, Fulbright Scholar, Rotary Peace Fellow, Speaking for Ourselves Action Research (SOAR) researcher that researches critical hope & despair, psychosocial and social-emotional learning, peacebuilding, higher education in protracted and conflict contexts. She is a community-based action researcher that is committed to co-creating practical solutions that are culturally responsive and led by, for, and in partnership with the community, especially refugee communities. She has designed and implemented psychosocial peace building educational programs in four countries: South Africa, Nepal, Jamaica, and Kenya. Dr. Martin is faculty member of School of Social Work at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.