Megan McKnight came to UTC in July 2019. She received her bachelor’s in sociology from DePaul University and her Master's in Social Work from Columbia University, specializing in clinical practice and program development.
Megan brings a variety of experiences in higher education and community organizations. These have included offering case management services to LGBTQ+ and HIV+ patients at a federally qualified health center, providing counseling to Holocaust survivors, LGBTQ+ couples, and survivors of relationship violence, facilitating family-building groups for LGBTQ+ prospective parents, and developing sexual health, healthy relationships, and social justice education for youth and young adults. Megan is also the co-founder of the Queerspawn Resource Project, which increases access to resources and education by and about people with LGBTQ+ parents/guardians. She has written a guide for behavioral health providers working with queerspawn that was published in the Columbia Social Work Review. How Megan conducts her work is greatly informed by her 2nd gen, queerspawn identity.
Outside of work, you can find Megan singing her heart out at karaoke, playing board games, or testing her trivia knowledge.