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Courtney Wade

Graduate Student

Ph.D. in Applied, Social and Community Psychology

Center for Family and Community Engagement

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Courtney (she/her, they/them) has been at the Center since Fall 2018 and currently serves on the Wake Community-University Partnership Engagement Team. Courtney previously supported work on the North Carolina Child Welfare Family Leadership Model in both evaluation and UX design capacities.

Courtney has worked in a multitude of community and forensic settings since 2013, obtaining her BA from the George Washington University Honors Psychology program in 2014 and her Counseling M.Ed. from NC State in 2020 with a focus on addictive behaviors. She is currently a third-year PhD student in the NC State Applied Social and Community Psychology program.



Area(s) of Expertise

Disability Justice, Transformative Justice, Prison and Psychiatric Abolition, Neurodiversity, Critical Theory and Methodologies, Addictive Behaviors, Harm Reduction, and Graphic Design