Barks, Alicia

Alicia Barks graduated in 2006 from Truman State University with a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, English, and Communications Studies. After a short time as a newspaper reporter, she worked on issues of women's employment and economic security at a national non-profit in Washington, D.C. She came to Rutgers from a social service position in Durham, NC. Her research interests center around the gender dynamics of poverty.