Javier Garcia-Perez

2023, Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles, Luskin School of Public Affairs
2017, MSW, Clinical Concentration, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice
2017, M.S., Nonprofit Leadership, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice
2013, M.A., Sociocultural Anthropology, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
2011, B.A., Chicana/Chicano Studies, University of California, Davis, College of Letters & Science

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:
Viviendo en la Intersección: Queer Femme Latinx Individuals Experience Living at the Intersection of Identities

Ph.D. Thesis Advisor:
Laura S. Abrams, Ph.D.

Postdoc Research Topic:
Improving the quality of life for the LGBTQ+ and Latinx community across the lifespan. Particularly, focusing on varying identity categories and social determinants of mental health, psychological outcomes, and overall well-being.

School & Department:
The Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Social Policy & Practice, SAFELab

Penn Faculty Mentor(s):
Desmond Upton Patton, Ph.D., MSW
Tamara J. Cadet, Ph.D., LICSW, MPH