Donna De Cesare
Research Interests

Reporting/still documentary photography and video-Creative Activities-- Exhibitions, Publications and Invited Lectures on topics: Salvadoran Civil War 1980s; spread of LA gangs--Central America; urban youth violence; community based violence prevention programs--US and Latin America; human rights/ political violence--Colombia; internal displacement--Colombia; Afro-colombian communities--Colombia; women in prison--Colombia; ethical reporting on Human Rights and human tragedy, emotional resilience for journalists; developed protocols for ethical reportage and photography on children at risk for HIV, prostitution, participation in armed groups--special focus on Central America and Colombia for UNICEF. Recently began a collaborative project with the Sociology Ethnography lab on environment suffering looking at case studies in Peru, Argentina and Ecuador.

Regions of Academic Interest