Joanna Thompson

Nationality: German/American

Joanna is an artist, researcher, and educator based in Berlin. She holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology and a BA in Studio Art (University of Louisville, USA). Prior to beginning the MA program at FU Berlin, she spent several years working in Turkey. In 2014-15, she was a US Fulbright Grantee in Kayseri, Turkey. She has done fieldwork in both Turkey and Rwanda (National Science Foundation REU) focused on media, conflict, forced migration, and gender. She is interested in the ways that migrant youth engage with politics using arts and media.