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Barbara Arnold
Junghee Bae
Giselle Balfour
Shena Brown
Dana Dillard
Lindsey Disney
Katherine Gower
Amanda Ham
Christi Hardeman
Catherine Harm
Leslie Herbert
Hollie Hutchinson
Joel Izlar
Porter Jennings
Eunhye Kim
Megan Lee
Sunwoo Lee
Tenesha Littleton
Yolanda Machado-Escudero
Stephen McGarity
George Mois
Tatiana Otalora
Jana Pruett
Greg Purser
Abha Rai
Sherinah Saasa
Brian Simmons
Sara Skinner
Trasie Topple
Xiaochuan Wang
Taylor Yates

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Ph.D. Candidate Profile


Amanda D. Ham

MSW, University of Georgia, 1988
BSW, University of Georgia, 1986

Amanda D. Ham received her BSW (1986) and her MSW (1988) from the University of Georgia School of Social Work.  Since graduating she has had a variety of clinical and administrative experiences, primarily in the mental health field.  She has worked inpatient psychiatric as well as outpatient mental health with various client populations.  Ham has also worked as an advocate and clinician with and on behalf of the Deaf Community.   She worked for 10 years as a sign language interpreter in the educational system.  This experience helped provide both the background for understanding, as well as the impetus for wanting to challenge, some of the systemic and oppressive practices which result in further marginalizing this frequently overlooked group.

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