Monica Arkin

Monica Arkin

Senior Research Assistant, Bethesda, MD

Areas Of Expertise

Monica is a senior research assistant in the youth development research area. As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, she was involved in research that examined children’s and adolescents’ psychological resilience in the face of adverse life experiences such as experiencing the death of a parent and exposure to community violence. After college, she spent a year in Israel where she interned at the Israel Trauma Coalition and volunteered in the psychiatry department of Hadassah Hospital. Monica’s primary research interests include trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and fostering resilience in youth.


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