Laurel Borisenko has spent fifteen years working in international humanitarian aid and peacebuilding. Her research in Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Uganda has examined how communities that have undergone violent conflict have used the arts (specifically theatre) to move toward healing and reconciliation.
Areas of expertise
- Humanitarian aid
- Forced migration
- Arts-based peace building
Media & Publications
- "'Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws’: Community Response to Harare Theatre as a Tool of Peace Building" – Book Chapter
- "‘The Collapsible Space Between Us’: Refugee Theatre as a Tool of Resilience in Kenya" – Article