Research Interest/Area of Expertise
Human impact of traumatic events, e.g. terrorism, genocide, war, and wrongful conviction
Oral histories of trauma survivors
Psychological consequences of wrongful conviction
Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications
- Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University, Human Development, 2006
- M.A., Fielding Graduate University, Human Development, 2005
- M.S., Ohio State University, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 1966
- A.B., Douglass College, Rutgers, The State University, Chemistry, 1964
Konvisser, Z. D. & Werry, A. Exoneree Engagement in Policy Reform Work: An Exploratory Study of the Innocence Movement Policy Reform Process, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 33(1) (2017), 43-60,
Konvisser, Z. D. From Terror to Meaning and Healing – A Franklian View, The International Forum for Logotherapy, 39(2016), 22-27.
Konvisser, Z. D. Healing Returning Veterans: The Role of Storytelling and Community, Veteran and Family Reintegration: Identity, Healing, and Reconciliation (Fielding Monograph Series), 8(2016), 14-46.
Konvisser, Z. D. “What Happened to Me Can Happen to Anybody” – Women Exonerees Speak Out, Texas A&M Law Review, 3(2015), 303-366.
Konvisser, Z. D. Living Beyond Terrorism: Israeli Stories of Hope and Healing, Gefen Publishing House (2014).
Konvisser, Z. D. Themes of Resilience and Growth in Survivors of Politically Motivated Violence, Traumatology, 19, no. 4 (2013): 292-302.
Konvisser, Z. D. Psychological Consequences of Wrongful Conviction in Women and the Possibility of Positive Change, DePaul University College of Law, Center for Public Interest Law’s Journal for Social Justice, 5(2) (2012), 221-94.