Joint Program in Social Work

Universities of NCA&T and UNCG

We are happy to announce that JPhD student Ms. Vannessa Gharbi (pictured) and her colleague, Dr. Tiffany Baffour -Associate Professor and Director of the MSW Program at University of Utah College of Social Work, will be presenting their paper at the Strategies for Achieving Racial Justice in Social Work Education symposium: Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice: Reckoning with Our History, Interrogating our Present, Re-Imagining our Future.

Their paper, entitled “Advancing Culturally Disruptive Pedagogies to Dismantle Anti-Black Racism in the Generalist Social Work Curriculum,” will be presented mid-April 2021 as part of a virtual symposia series hosted by the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.

Papers are intended to become part of an edited volume of seminal papers reflecting three foci: Part 1: Our Historical Legacy of Racism and White Supremacy, Part 2: Reflections on Past and Present: Addressing Racism from Within, Part 3: Envisioning an Anti-Racist Future.

Congratulations to Ms. Gharbi and Dr. Baffour!