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Alexander Bervik

Alexander David Bervik, MSW

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Research Interests

    Refugee resettlement policy

    Transnational migration

    International social work

    Wealth inequality

    Alexander Bervik is a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2). Previously, he has worked with refugee communities in Denver, Stockholm, Athens, and Philadelphia, and his research interests have grown out of these experiences. He engages in ethnographic and community-based participatory action research.

    Alexander holds both a BS in Business Administration and a BS in Mathematics from Colorado State University, as well as a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Before returning to SP2, Alexander worked with students and nonprofits at Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service.







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