Alagia Cirolia

Job title: 
Berkeley Computational Social Science Fellow
Social Welfare, UC Berkeley

Alagia Justice Cirolia is a combined MSW/PhD student in UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Their research interests center on improving school equity through the implementation of school-based mental health and wellness programs serving marginalized youth & families, particularly through research-practice partnerships. In addition, Cirolia hones their clinical interests in trauma-informed care and school social work. Cirolia holds a BA in Cognitive Science with High Honors from UC Berkeley. With support from their faculty mentor, Dr. Valerie Shapiro, Cirolia aims to conduct rigorous mixed-method research analyses on multi-level, longitudinal data collected from California public schools. The CSSTP fellowship will support the development and integration of skills such as quantitative critical theory, text analysis, and models for nested data. 


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Research interests: 

Education, Critical Theory, Dissemination & Implementation, School Equity, Youth Mental Health