Andersson served recently as a wellness and stress counselor for the United Nations Development Program in P’yŏngyang while her husband served as Sweden’s ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. She provided individual counseling for critical incident stress cases among UN Staff, their dependents, and members of the diplomatic community. She also advised and assisted the UN physician in stress-management programs and advised the district office on stress-mitigating strategies, decisions, and activities.
Andersson is a graduate of Mills College (government and economics); holds master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University (government–public policy) and Loyola University Chicago/Fordham University (pastoral care and counseling); and has studied theology and art history at Harvard University and music at the Music Academy of Estonia.
The colloquium will take place in the Center for Korean Studies auditorium from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The Center for Korean Studies is located at 1881 East-West Road on the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa campus. Center events are free and open to all. For further information, including information on access for the handicapped, telephone (808) 956‑7041. Presentation of this colloquium is supported by the Doo Wook and Helen Nahm Choy Fund.