Details

Name
Dr Kathryn Kraft
Address 1
Docklands Campus - University Way
Position
Lecturer in International Development
City
London
Postcode
E16 2RD
Country
United Kingdom
Tel (landline)
02082232784
Email
k.kraft@uel.ac.uk
EURAMES Member
No
AFMA Member
No
MESA Member
No
BASIS Member
No
Institution Name
University of East London
Institution Address 1
Docklands Campus - University Way
Institution City
London
Institution Postcode
E16 2RD
Institution Country
United Kingdom
Discipline 1
Development Studies
Geographical Area 1
Middle East and North Africa
Middle Eastern Area
Fertile Crescent
Languages Mastered
Levantine
Proficiency
Advanced
Languages Mastered
French
Proficiency
Operational
Languages Mastered
Portuguese
Proficiency
Fluent
Qualifications
University of Bristol (Bristol, England): PhD in Sociology of Religion American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon): MA in Middle East Studies Arabic Language Institute for Non-Native Speakers (Damascus, Syria): Certificate of Proficiency The Johns Hopkins University, SPSBE (Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.): MA in Teaching and Teacher Qualification The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.): BA in International Relations (minor: Writing Seminars)
Early Career Researcher
Yes
Biography
Kathryn Kraft has lived and worked in a number of Arab countries since 2001, where she conducted research on religion and identity, as well as working in community development and humanitarian aid.
Research description
Kathryn has worked extensively in humanitarian response, peacebuilding and conflict sensitivity, and is particularly interested in the role of local civil society, especially faith-based organisations. As a qualitative researcher, she has worked with local NGOs in the Arab world to improve their monitoring and impact evaluation through storytelling.
Recent publications
2015. “Faith and impartiality in humanitarian response: Lessons from Lebanese evangelical churches providing food aid.” International Review of the Red Cross with Hannah Prytherch. exp. 2016. “Most Significant Change in conflict settings: staff development through monitoring and evaluation.” Development in Practice. 2012. Searching for Heaven in the Real World. Regnum Books.
Additional Info 1
faith and humanitarianiam, religious identity, civil society
Additional Info 2
identity, religion, humanitarian response, Middle East
External Funders
0
Contemporary Relevance