Victoria Jara (Research Assistant, Intern)

About Victoria Jara (Research Assistant, Intern)

Victoria Jara received her B.A. in Biological Psychology at New College of Florida in Sarasota, Florida. Her studies and research involve cross-cultural medicine and mind-body healing that has taken her to the Peruvian Amazon to learn about traditional healing practices. While in Peru, she worked with an ethnobotanist from the area and studied medicinal plants and ritual healing. Her activist work and blogging involve climate change, cross-cultural conflicts of identity, and the ethical challenges of ecotourism.