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Meghna Chandra, MA

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare

Cohort: 2017-2018

Advisor: Dr. Toorjo Ghose

Research Interests

Structural interventions and community mobilization

Political education as a form of social work

History of social welfare and anti-colonial history

The Black Radical Tradition

Meghna Chandra is a first year PhD student at the School of Social Policy and Practice. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 with a BA in Urban Studies. After her undergraduate, she went to Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India to study Modern Indian History. Before joining the PhD program, she worked as a community organizer, ESL teacher, and researcher with the Institute of Sex Worker Research and Action. Meghna is a member of the Saturday Free School for Black Philosophy and Liberation, which meets every Saturday at 9:30 at the Church of the Advocate.

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