Alicia Chatterjee, MSEd, MSW
Anti-racist and anti-colonial practices in social work
Critical studies of trauma
Social work and arts activism
Alicia Chatterjee is a 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 and Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining SP2, Alicia worked in community mental health and co-founded an arts, activism, and healing project for people affected by sexual and intimate violence, with a focus on supporting queer survivors of color. Her scholarship is broadly concerned with the critical study of clinical practice. More specifically, her research areas center on the healing of minoritized survivors of intimate violence, intersections of cultural theory and clinical practice, and the racial histories of North American social work.