Maria Paulina Arango

PhD candidate in International and Comparative Education at Florida State University and 2019-2020 USIP Peace Scholar, Florida State University

I am a Ph.D. candidate in International and Multicultural Education at Florida State University (FSU), presently finishing my dissertation, “The Role of Education in the Reintegration of Ex-combatants in Colombia,” supported by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and FSU’s College of Education. I hold bachelor’s degrees in psychology and philosophy from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana-Colombia, and a master’s degree in International Affairs from FSU.
I worked in governmental programs to prevent domestic violence and researched mental problems in the displaced population in Medellín Colombia, taught philosophy, and served as a research assistant with the FSU Learning System Institute

Experience

  • –present
    PhD candidate in International and Comparative Education at Florida State University and 2019-2020 USIP Peace Scholar, Florida State University

Education

  • 2012 
    Florida State University , Ms. International Affairs