Saige Addison is a first year dual MSW / PhD student with evolving research interests. She has experience through interning at the county prosecutor’s office, a local library, the Alzheimer’s Association, and currently with the Rutgers University Center for Prevention Science. In the future, she hopes to gain additional practice and research experience. 


  • PhD., School of Social Work, Rutgers University (expected May 2027) 
  • Master of Social Work, Rutgers University School of Social Work (expected May 2023) 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Purdue University Northwest (2022). 

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant for projects on masculinity threats (2020-2021), intersectionality (2020), microaggressions (2021-2022), nursing leadership (2021-2022), and ethical social work (2021-2022)
  • Social work intern, Center for Prevention Science (2022-2023)