Jessica Nobile is a PhD candidate in the School of Social at the University of Georgia. She obtained her MSW from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009 and has been a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in Pennsylvania since 2012; she conjointly has her LCSW in the state of Georgia. Nobile has six years of post MSW experience as a therapist and psychiatric in-patient social worker. She is currently employed as a therapist working with at-risk youth in conjunction with her doctoral studies. She is also a social work instructor at the University of Georgia. Jessica is a fierce advocate for social justice, equal rights, and social equality. Her research interests include human rights, racism, discrimination, social integration, race relations, and social work education. She hopes to institute much-needed social change through writing and advocacy efforts.