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Jane McPherson’s work is focused at the intersection of social work and human rights. She is particularly interested in rights-based practices that address social inequalities and the unequal distribution of wealth, health, political power, and community wellness. Dr. McPherson organized the State of Florida for One Million Bones, an arts-activist, anti-genocide movement, which culminated in the laying of one million handmade bones on the National Mall in June 2013. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over 20 years experience in the field. Motherhood, trauma, torture, and the special treatment needs of women have been her areas of clinical specialization. Her work has been global and local in scope, extending from rural Florida to New York City, Egypt and Brazil.
Slavery at UGA: A Tour of North Campus
Truth telling is a social work intervention. The short film, Slavery at UGA: A Tour of North Campus (co-produced by Dr. Jane McPherson), is an effort to truthfully narrate some of the university’s difficult history. We hope it will provide useful material for understanding this history, and also contribute to the discussion on how this history should be remembered, memorialized, and addressed in the present.
One Million Bones
One Million Bones was a national arts-activism project that laid one million handmade bones on the National Mall in Washington, DC, from June 8-10, 2013, as a visible petition against ongoing genocide and mass atrocity. Dr. Jane McPherson explains the project in this video documenting the installation of 25,000 bones in Tallahassee, FL, in April 2012.
Human rights & social work, community practice, direct practice, international social work, migration & asylum
Human rights & social work, motherhood & trauma, survivors of torture & asylum seekers, arts & activism, inequality