Amanda Weber is a third-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College and co-lead of the ISPRC team. They received their BA in Psychology from Alma College and their MS in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. They are a graduate student affiliate of the American Psychological Association, Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology), Division 35 (Psychology of Women), Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues), Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race), and Division 56 (Trauma Psychology).
Amanda joined the ISPRC team in the fall of 2015. Their current research interests include White racial identity development, ethnoviolence, sex work victimization, racial trauma, and the opportunity gap. They currently organize with MASWAN (Massachusetts Sew Worker Allied Network) who partners with SWOP-Boston (Sea Worker Outreach Project).
Amanda’s clinical experiences include individual and group counseling, as well as residential treatment. They have worked mainly with individuals with severe mental illness and PTSD among low-income and racial and LGBT minorities and college age students. In their free time, Amanda enjoys biking, yoga, reading, and traveling.