Social & Education Policy

Amelia Akers

  • Graduate Research Fellow

Biography

Amelia Akers is a first-year graduate student in the Public Affairs program. She earned her bachelor of social work from the University of Illinois. She is interested in disability policy specifically regarding post-secondary education, employment, and housing. In the future, she plans to advocate for and influence policies concerning social justice and civil liberties for individuals with a disability through government or nonprofit work.