2022: Students from Migrant Backgrounds in Doctoral Programs in Social Work: Increasing Access and Creating Conditions for Success
Tanzilya Oren, PhD Candidate in Social Work
Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham University
Agnes N. Nzomene Kahouo Foda, Second-year PhD Student
College of Social Work, University of South Carolina
Maryam Rafieifar, PhD Candidate in Social Welfare
Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University,
Goal & Scope of the Initiative
The main goals of the initiative are to highlight and address the specific challenges and issues affecting social work Ph.D. students from migrant backgrounds, especially those with refugee and forced displacement experiences, and to create supportive spaces for current and potential Ph.D. students in social work who are migrants.
Read more about the initiative.