Dr Tracie Rogers is the Social Work Post-graduate Coordinator and Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. She received her training at UWI, St. Augustine and New York University. Her research areas are gender-based violence, the psychosocial development of adolescent girls with marginalized identities and resilience among Caribbean women. Dr Rogers works primarily with participatory action research and arts-based research methodologies with a focus on social justice and activism. Dr Rogers 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.
Dr Rogers is also the Joint Editor of the Caribbean Journal for Social Work, the only peer-reviewed journal in the English Speaking Caribbean.