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Amy Hunt

DLNSEO Culture Team

Amy Hunt received her Masters in African Studies as a Foreign Language and Area Studies recipient in Wolof at the University of Kansas, and a Bachelors in History from Juniata College. While at Juniata, she studied abroad in The Gambia and Australia. Her academic research examined the anti-apartheid movement and media in South Africa in the 1950s, and transitional justice measures such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in South Africa and Sierra Leone at the turn of the century. Her current interests include innovations in cell phone technology across public, private, and health sectors, and the role pop culture can play in bridging cultural and linguistic divides.

Posts By This Author

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers at the Olympic Games

Why Leaders Need Cultural Competence

Local farmers give station students a sweet surprise

Military Service and Cultural Exchange in Singapore

Service Members learn to Parlez Francais in Garoua, Cameroon

Good Neighbor Program connects future leaders and mentors

Internationalize Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stay Healthy and Safe Abroad

The History of Boxing Day

Misawa Airmen bring holiday cheer to Hirosaki orphanage

Teach and learn culture with help from the Smithsonian

Yes, No, or Maybe? Communicating Across Cultures

For Hanukkah, the comforts of fried foods around the world

Kentucky National Guard visits Djibouti for State Partnership Program

Technology Is Changing How We Travel

Moving abroad? Stock up on some of these books

Around the World, Girls in STEM are Overcoming Obstacles

International Students and Thanksgiving: A Chance to Connect

West Point cadets experience cultural lessons first hand

What mobile technology can do for Africa, and the world

Bringing Solar Power to Africa

So You're An American? A Resource from the Department of State

One Woman's Goal to Read the World

Succeeding in an Increasingly Global Workforce

Don't call it a sandwich au fromage fondant - grilled cheese will do

Idaho National Guard builds bridges with Royal Cambodian Armed Forces

Using Food to Bridge Cultural Divides

The Podcast Exploring Southern Food Through Immigrant Stories

25 Interesting Facts About Moldova

Exchanging Medical Information and Experiencing Culture in Honduras

The Power of Girl Guides in Syria

BBC News Launches Pidgin Service

Podcasts for Culture and Language

Saudi Women Ensure Safety and Security During Hajj

School supplies: an unlikely means of bringing communities together