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Geraldine Atkins-Siddiq, EdD, MSW

Geraldine AtkinsAssistant Professor
BSW Assistant Professor
Wesley College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
gatkins [at] desu.edu


  • Ed.D.  2019 Education (Northcentral University, San Diego, CA)
  • M.S.W.  2011 Social Work (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ)
  • B.A.  2009 Urban Studies (Rutgers University, Camden, NJ)

Research Interests

  • Trauma associated with foster care.
  • Childhood trauma and development.
  • Transition of youth aging out of child welfare system.
  • Loss and Trauma in children and young adults

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)
  • National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)