Carmen Lau

Carmen came to UAB in search knowledge to assist in her quest to evaluate and apply Rene’ Girard’s Mimetic Theory. In particular, she looks for ways the idea of scapegoating and victimhood impacts the project of peace and human rights with respect to language and religion.

She is interested in the notion that attitudes and rights are a part of systems theory in which one seemingly far removed point could be altered and cause a reshuffling of the current organization. Carmen has a background in nursing with a Master’s of Science from Loma Linda University with emphasis on Murray Bowen’s Family Systems Theory in the adult and aging family. She likes to read, write, plan conferences and travel.


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