Brittanie Atteberry Ash is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work. Dr. Ash has a BS in Human Services from Metropolitan State University of Denver, an MSW from the University of Michigan, and received her PhD in social work from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Brittanie conducts research to better understand how best to support and build environments that are inclusive and affirming of and with LGBTQ+ people and communities. Her work relies heavily on an intersectional lens to deepen the discipline’s understanding of risk and resilience among people with marginalized identities. Brittanie also focuses on promoting social justice and inclusion within social work classroom experiences and identifies strategies for educators to more fully integrate a critical social justice lens into pedagogy. Believing in the power of social work education to transform students into practitioners dedicated to a just world, she is passionate about her work as a critical social work scholar advancing the discipline’s commitment to social justice.