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Terri Phoenix, Ph.D.

Terri Phoenix, Ph.D.
T/T's or he/him/his

Terri Phoenix is the Director of the LGBTQ Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. Terri has served on the Executive Board of the National Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, as Chair of the Board for Safe Schools North Carolina, and on the NC ACLU transgender advisory board. Terri’s work has been recognized with the UNC-Chapel Hill Staff Diversity Award (2016) and the University Award for the Advancement of Women (2015). T has given numerous invited and peer-reviewed presentations on inclusive practices at local, regional, and national conferences. Terri has been a field instructor/task supervisor with the UNC-CH, School of Social Work and is a training consultant with the SSW/AHEC Training Partnership. Dr. Phoenix has 25 years’ experience working with youth in various settings including therapeutic group homes, detention centers, psychiatric hospitals, universities, and non-profit organizations. T is an alumnus of East Carolina University (BA), UNC-Greensboro (MS), and University of Georgia (PhD). Outside of work, T loves to spend time with family and friends, walk in the woods, and ride T’s motorcycle.

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