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.
Real name:Alagia Cirolia