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About Amanda J. Reinke

Dr. Amanda J. Reinke researches how slow, bureaucratic, and everyday violence undermine community peacebuilding and disaster recovery efforts. She has conducted ethnographic and rapid qualitative research in a wide variety of contexts, including: Tennessee on tornado recovery amid COVID-19, post-hurricane Florence North Carolina, on restorative justice in Virginia, post-conflict northern Uganda, and displacement and ADR in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Reinke serves as the Secretary-Treasurer for the Southern Anthropological Society and is a registered mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.


Present Assistant Professor of Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development


2021 - Present Effects of Intersecting Stakeholder Risk Perception, Preparedness, and Response to Tornadoes in Tennessee
Natural Hazards Center
Weather Ready Grant
Role: Co-Primary Investigator
Colleague(s): Dr. Jaymelee J. Kim; Dr. Erin R. Eldridge
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  • Sociocultural Approaches to International Conflict
  • Research Methods
  • Negotiation Theory

Peer Reviewed Publications (13)

Selected Conference Papers (1)

Non-Peer Reviewed (11)