Name:  Nathaniel Currie
Title:  Adjunct Faculty
Education:  DSW, University of Pennsylvania
Office:  132 Bancroft Hall
Phone:  803/323-2168
Area(s):  Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Social Welfare Policy, Community Practice


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Dr. Nathaniel Currie is a University of Pennsylvania graduate where he earned a Doctorate of Social Work degree. Dr. Currie has over fifteen years of social work practice and leadership experience including Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland; and multiple community based agencies in Boston, DC, and Los Angeles. Dr. Currie is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in LGBTQ issues, adoption, issues and conflicts of identity, HIV and early diagnosis. Dr. Currie is a professor of Social Work Practice, Policy, and Critical Race Theory. His research interests include the application of social justice to clinical practice, prison reform/abolitionism, environmental and socially engineered trauma with an emphasis in communities of color, and the intersection of Black men, mental health, and infectious disease. Dr. Currie currently resides in Atlanta, GA, where he maintains a small private practice, writes, and teaches. You can follow Dr. Currie on Twitter @AskDoctorNate. Tweet about Dr. Currie and his work using hashtag #AskDoctorNate.