Postgraduate Research Assistant
Brandon Roiger (he/him) is a chaplain resident at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He graduated with an MA in psychology and religion from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and a BS in agricultural education from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. His background is in youth work, and he hopes to pursue further education to be a clinical psychologist. As a queer person and someone who has experienced caregiver maltreatment, Brandon is interested in research/practice involving healing and interventions for adolescents who have experienced complex trauma, including young people who experience oppression-based trauma. He is centered by abolitionist and transformative justice frameworks, as a way of imagining how we transform the harm that young people experience under abuse, oppression and violent interpersonal/social structures. Brandon enjoys running, playing volleyball, going for walks with friends, and being outdoors near water.