I SURRENDER: A Memoir of Chile's Dictatorship 1975

By Kathleen Osberger

KATHLEEN OSBERGER earned her B.A. at the University of Notre Dame, an M.A. from Maryknoll School of Theology, and
an A.M. from the University of Chicago–School of Social Work Administration. Her life was shaped by volunteer
experiences when she lived in San Miguelito, Panamá; Santiago, Chile; Chimbote, Perú and the South Bronx. In 1987
she began a seventeen-year relationship with the Maryknoll Lay Missioners as an instructor in their orientation to
mission program. In 1993 she joined the University of Chicago Hospitals—Department of Psychiatry. Her work as a
licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist has centered on the issues of trauma and torture. She currently lives
in Chicago.


Photo Credit: Eduardo Narvaez

1992 Wilma Walker Honor Award School of Social Service Administration-University of Chicago
1993 Center for Latin American Studies Travel Grant Award University of Chicago
1997 Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Award for Humanitarian Service University of Notre Dame
1997 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award University of Chicago Hospitals


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