• About me

  • Bio: 

    With a background advocating for young people in the criminal and juvenile justice systems, Ceema focuses on education equity issues, specifically school push-out and policies that contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline. Ceema received their MSSW from Columbia University and MPA from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Ceema practiced for five years as a forensic social work with the Legal Aid Society in the New York City Family Court. 

    Research interests and specializations: 

    • Community-Engaged Research and CPAR/YPAR
    • Youth development and engagement
    • Critical Race Theory & racial justice 
    • Youth homelessness
    • Educational equity
    • Mass incarceration
    • School-to-prison pipeline
    • Social welfare policy
    • Human rights

    Download my CV here: samimiCV3.18.19.pdf

  • Academic Research Profiles

  • My dissertation study

  • Contact info:

  • Contact info:

    Ceema Samimi, MSSW, MPA

    University of Denver

    Graduate School of Social Work

    Craig Hall

    2148 S. High Street

    Denver, CO 80208



    Pronouns: they/them/theirs

This portfolio last updated: 19-Jan-2022 10:09 AM