• pronouns She, Her, Hers
  • education Master of Social Work, University at Buffalo, SUNY
    Bachelors of Arts, Health and Human Services: Community Mental Health, University at Buffalo, SUNY
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Greer Hamilton is currently a doctoral student with interests in race and racism, inequality, community engagement, collective action, participatory action research, and community-based participatory research. Before joining BU as a doctoral student, Greer worked at the John R. Oishei Foundation’s Mobile Safety-Net Team as a Community Impact Coordinator. As a Community Impact Coordinator, she facilitated and coordinated community-based coalitions in Erie and Niagara Counties in New York State. She also worked as a Program Manager for Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center in Buffalo, NY. As Program Manager, Greer was responsible for developing and implementing education and exposure programs for underrepresented and underserved youth interested in health professions. She is currently a board member for Black Love Resists in the Rust, an intentional community organizing home for Black and Brown people in Buffalo, NY. Greer graduated from the University at Buffalo, SUNY with a dual degree Bachelors of Arts and Master of Social Work in 2016.

Areas of Expertise

Community Engagement; Racial Justice; Social Policy and Poverty


Peer Reviewed Publications

Ely, G. E., Hales, T. W., Jackson, D. L., Maguin, G., & Hamilton, G. (2017a). The undue burden of paying for abortion: An examination of abortion fund cases. Social Work in Health Care, 56(2), 99-114.

Ely, G. E., Hales, T. W., Jackson, D. L., Maguin, G., & Hamilton, G. (2017b). Where are they from and how far must they go? Examining location and travel distance in U.S. abortion fund patients. International Journal of Sexual Health, 29(4), 313-324. doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2017.1316809

Ely, G. E., Hales, T.W., Jackson, D. L., Bowen, E. A., Maguin, E. & Hamilton, G. (2017). A trauma- informed examination of the hardships experienced by abortion fund patients. Health Care for Women International, 38(11), 1133-1151. DOI:10.1080/07399332.2017.1367795

Audio Publications

Hamilton, G. Interviewer. Exploring the Integration of Social Workers into the Library Setting. inSocialWork® Podcast Series School of Social Work - University at Buffalo. 2019 May 20. https://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=264


2019, Panelist, Young Alumni’s Panel, University at Buffalo School of Social Work (March 11, 2019)

2019, Guest lecturer, “The Nuts & Bolts of Coalition Building”, University at Buffalo School of Social Work (March 4, 2019 & July 11, 2019)

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