Dr. Selena T. Rodgers
York Social Work professor, Dr. Selena T. Rodgers is featured in J. Walter Thompson Differenter Program, now in its fifth year. The mission of the series is to highlight the achievements of New Yorkers who make a difference in the lives of African Americans here and around the world. The Innovators of Change documentary series celebrates Black History Month with the narrative of five everyday people whose efforts have had an extraordinary impact within the African-American community.
Dr. Selena T. Rodgers is an assistant professor at York College of the City University of New York, School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs in the Department of Social Work. She coordinates and teaches Social Research Methods II. Her research agenda includes, posttraumatic growth and socio-cultural factors in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic groups, Black women discourse on issues of leadership, mentoring and trauma- and stressor exposures. Dr. Rodgers also has a passion for student mentoring and strengthening communities locally and globally.
U.S. Scholar Fulbright Specialist Program
Dr. Rodgers has served as the Associate Vice President for Safe Horizon’s (formerly Victim Services) Queens Community and Criminal Justice Programs, one of the nation’s leading and largest crime victim assistance and advocacy organization in the country.
Eight years and counting...Dr. Rodgers has collaborated with several social work faculty members providing guidance to the York College Social Work Empowering and Encouraging Together (SWEET) formally Social Work Club in organizing their annual Legislative Action Day to Albany, NY.
Road to Success with Hosts Swati Polce and Lillian Chen with guest Dr. Selena Rodgers and Mr. Randy Punter.
TMI w Ajani Brown and special guest Dr. Rodgers - Interview Themes: Fulbright Specialist, International Social Work Experience, Mentoring, Women’s History Month
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Beyond February PhotoVoice Project emerged as a casual conversation between Tiffany Cudjoe (York Alumna, mentee, research assistant, photographer) and Dr. Rodgers (Assistant Professor of Social Work, mentor, researcher) and has transformed into formulating an edifying PhotoVoice project.
To learn more about The Fulbright Specialist program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, please visit: http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program