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Alicia Chatterjee, MSEd

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare

Cohort: 2018-2019

Advisor: Dr. John L. Jackson, Jr.

Research Interests

Anti-racist and anti-colonial practices in social work

Trauma-informed care

Critical studies of trauma

Social work and arts activism

Alicia Chatterjee is an MSW/PhD student at the School of Social Policy and Practice. She has a BA in Anthropology from Tufts University and a Master’s in Education from University of Pennsylvania. Before joining SP2, Alicia worked in community mental health for three years and co-founded an arts, activism, and education project for people affected by sexual and intimate violence, with a focus on supporting survivors of color. Alicia is also a yoga teacher with an interest in trauma-informed and restorative embodiment practices.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

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Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

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Faculty & Research

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SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

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