Karina Edouard is a doctoral student in socio-cultural anthropology at Cornell University. Her research interests include state-sanctioned violence, migration, trauma, and healing, particularly within Haitian diasporic communities. Before coming to Cornell, Karina worked on immigrant justice campaigns in New York City and on migration policy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where she spent most of her time at the Haitian-Dominican border. She most recently spent three years working in public policy research. Karina holds a BA in International Studies, French, and Economics from Manhattanville College and an MPA in Domestic Politics from Princeton University's School of International and Public Affairs.