Advisor: Dr. Irene Wong
Military and Veteran Mental Health
Intersection of Mental Health and Criminal Justice
After high school Claudia chose to enlist in the military. She spent a little under six years serving as an interrogator in the US Army. Upon completing her military service she started her social work education. Claudia received her bachelors degree from West Chester University and a Masters degree from Smith College School of Social Work. Since graduating she had been working at Norristown State Hospital as a social worker. She looks forward to continuing her education at the University of Pennsylvania and plans to research how individuals adjust to and from military service.