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Deirdre Jonese Austin


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Deirdre Jonese Austin graduated from the Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2019 with a major in culture and politics with a focus on religion and social justice. She minored in African-American studies with a certificate in religion, ethics, and world affairs. Her research interests include reconciliation as a means for conflict-resolution to global problems, the role of the Black Church in society today, and how different religions conceptualize and understand social justice. Outside of the classroom, Deirdre was involved in several Protestant Ministry organizations and was also on the boards for the B.R.A.V.E. Summit and Resonant Essence Live A cappella Ensemble. At the Berkley Center, Jonese Austin was a student fellow in the 2017-2018 Doyle Undergraduate Fellows program.

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