The Power of Individual and Collective Narratives

(written for a Prescott College online class in 2012) With all of the different stories to choose from and conflicting roles and narratives, without a strong foundation of identity coming from community or family or nation or history, it is easy to feel the self fragmenting into so many channels … Continue reading

Some International Lessons From the Current Housing Crisis in Spain

  I wrote this paper for an International Policy class at the Silberman School of Social Work in the Summer of 2015. Given the commitment to social justice at my school, I was expecting that in the class we would engage with the history of US and European colonialism and the debt … Continue reading

Tearing Apart the DSM-5 in Social Work School

  This was the final paper for my Summer “Human Behavior 3” class at the Silberman School of Social Work. HB3 is a required class which is basically a crash course in understanding and using the DSM-5 (The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). In Human Behavior 1 and … Continue reading

Silberman Student Profile

My social work school puts out a quarterly newsletter and I’m this quarter’s profiled student! Check it out here. I’m really honored because my school is full of really amazing people and projects. It feels good to be appreciated.