Tracie Rogers is an interdisciplinary educator and researcher committed to nurturing healing spaces within interpersonal relationships, as well as in community and policy settings. She is a psychotherapist trained in social work and expressive arts therapies, an artist/writer, and an academic committed to decolonial practice and public scholarship. Her work focuses on the psychosocial experiences of marginalized populations, gender-based violence prevention, and resilience among women from the Caribbean and its diaspora. The thread that travels through all of her work is an unwavering commitment to creativity, compassion, and an ethic of care.
Dr. Rogers works primarily with participatory action research and arts-based research methodologies with a focus on social justice and activism. She integrates art-making, in the form of painting, photography, and poetry in data collection, analysis, and research dissemination. Her creative approach to scholarly work includes poetic inquiry, photovoice and autoethnography. She is also the Joint Editor of the Caribbean Journal for Social Work, the only peer-reviewed social work journal in the English Speaking Caribbean.
Dr. Rogers received her academic training at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago, and New York University, USA.