Megan Smith, MSW, Doctoral Student

Graduate Research Fellow

Photograph of: Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a social worker who has worked with the homeless community in Rhode Island for twelve years. For the last three years, she was the outreach program manager with the House of Hope CDC, working with adults experiencing street homelessness. She has taught at the Rhode Island College School of Social Work and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her research interests emerge from her outreach work and include the criminalization of homelessness and poverty, issues of healthcare access, and models for community-based interdisciplinary education.