Anastasia Marshak

Anastasia MarshakResearcher

Anastasia joined the Feinstein Center in January, 2010 working with Dr. Peter Walker and other Senior Researchers and Directors on the OFDA funded Livelihoods-Disaster Risk Reduction Project.

Her previous work included research with the MIT Poverty Action Lab and the World Bank in Sierra Leone. Currently, Anastasia is working on an impact evaluation accessing community resilience to acute malnutrition in Chad, an evaluation of youth violence in Karamoja, and the DFID funded Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC). She holds an M.A. in Economics from Boston University and a B.S. in Quantitative Economics and International Relations from Tufts University.

FIC Publications

Engaging Male Youth in Karamoja, Uganda
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The Feinstein International Center at Tufts University is pleased to announce a new publication in collaboration with the Learning on Gender and Conflict in Africa  (LOGiCA) Program of the World…

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Briefing Paper: Recovery in Northern Uganda How are people surviving post-conflict?
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In 2012/13, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in northern Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and…

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Briefing Paper: The impact of serious crimes during the war on households today in Northern Uganda
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In 2012/13, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in northern Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and…

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Briefing Paper: The war-wounded and recovery in Northern Uganda
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In 2012/13, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in northern Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and…

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Surveying livelihoods, service delivery and governance – baseline evidence from Uganda
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In 2012/13, SLRC implemented the first round of an original sub-regional panel survey in Uganda aimed to produce data on livelihoods, access to and experience of basic services, exposure to…

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Increasing the Financial Resilience of Disaster-affected Populations
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Increasing the Financial Resilience of Disaster-affected Populations is a desk review paper commissioned and supported by the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, USAID. One of the most significant problems facing…

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Research

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED), is a £140m project designed to improve the resilience of the most poor to climate extremes and shocks.

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Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition

The Feinstein Center partnered with Concern Worldwide to (1) rigorously test the impact of the CRAM model on community resilience to shocks and (2) to explore how remote sensing data can provide accurate information to make early warning predictions in the Sila region of Chad.

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News Items

Feinstein faculty participate in the World Humanitarian Summit
May 19, 2016

The first ever World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul, Turkey on May 23-24, 2016. The summit aimed to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action that addresses future humanitarian…

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Elizabeth Stites and Anastasia Marshak publish in the Journal of Modern Africa Studies
May 16, 2016

Elizabeth Stites and Anastasia Marshak published their article, “Who are the Lonetia? Findings from southern Karamoja, Uganda” in the June 2016 edition of the Journal of Modern African Studies. The…

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