amanda j reinke, phd


Dr. Amanda J. Reinke is a registered mediator, trained and certified financial and conflict coach, and holds a PhD in Anthropology with certification in Disasters, Displacement, and Human Rights.

Amanda has worked in Uganda, San Francisco, Northern Virginia, and Eastern North Carolina on individual and group conflicts related to displacement and land issues, criminalization, and disaster recovery. She teaches Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University in addition to maintaining her practice with MCM. Her most recent works are listed below.


Reinke, A. J. 2019. "NGO-Researcher Collaborations and Conflicts: A view from the field." Commoning Ethnographhy 2(1):98-112.

Reinke, A. J. and E. R. Eldridge. 2019. "Summary of Findings: Hurricane Florence Relief and Recovery in Cumberland County, NC." 

Reinke, A. J. 2019. "Applied Anthropology in Juridical Gray Spaces." Anthropology in Action 26(2):1-8.

Reinke, A. J. 2019. "The (Im)Possibilities of Social Justice through Alternative Justice in the San Francisco Bay Area." Entanglements 2(1):111-125.

Reinke, A. J. 2018. "The Bureaucratic Violence of Alternative Justice." Conflict and Society 4(1):135-150.

Reinke, A. J. 2018. "Childhood and Restorative Justice in the United States." Neos 10(1): 7-8.

Reinke, A. J. 2016. "Gendering Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda." Journal of Global Initiatives. 10(2): 71-86.


Reinke, A. J. 2019. "Social Vulnerability and Disasters." Georgia College, September 24, Milledgeville, GA.

Reinke, A. J. 2019. "Gentrification and the Violence of Displacement." Fayetteville State University, March 20, Fayetteville, NC.

Eldridge, E. R. and A. J. Reinke. 2019. "Navigating the 'Bureaucratic Beast' of Hurricane Florence Recovery," SANA/SUNTA Conference, May 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Reinke, A. J. and S. M. Butler. 2019. "Global Learning in the Core: A Qualitative Assessment of Faculty and Student Perspectives." ISSOTL, October 10, Atlanta, GA.

Reinke, A. J. 2018. "Documents in the Legal Gray Zone." Southern Anthropological Society, April 20, Chattanooga, TN.

Reinke, A. J. 2017. "Addressing the Structural Violence of Displacement and Post-Conflict Rebuilding through Gender-Relational Peacebuilding." WESIPS, May 27, Seville, Spain.