Response Magazine | Student Life

Anne Barkett

Anne BarkettCommunity Programs and Operations at Domestic Violence Solutions

Santa Barbara, California

Psychology and Communication majors 2009

With experience as a counselor, advocate for educational rights and other community service positions, Barkett works in community programs and operations for Domestic Violence Solutions in Santa Barbara, CA.

How does your time at SPU connect to the work you’re doing today?

SPU first exposed me to the refugee, immigration, homeless, and other vulnerable populations. Since then, I have been committed to advocacy work.

Who made a difference in your SPU education?

Dr. Mícheál Roe introduced me to peace psychology and the Mennonite Central Committee.

What advice do you have for students about life after graduation?

Travel, learn another language.


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