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Alexandria Forte

Ph.D. Student

Alexandria Forte


Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building


325 Pittsboro Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 720-290-2342

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Alexandria Forte joined UNC-SSW as a doctoral student during the 2019-2020 school year. She was awarded the William R. Kenan Jr. Fellowship within the Royster Society of Fellows.

Her research interests include food insecurity, mental health, nutrition policy and youth.

Degrees and Licenses

BA, Villanova University
MSW, University of Denver

Primary Program

Doctoral Education

Research and Professional Interests

Food Insecurity
Mental Health
BIPOC Communities
Nutrition Policy

Recent Publications

Goode, R. W., Cowell, M. M., Mazzeo, S. E., Cooper‐Lewter, C., Forte, A., Olayia, O. I., & Bulik, C. M. (2020). Binge eating and binge‐eating disorder in Black women: A systematic review. International Journal of Eating Disorders.

Lockwood, J., Peters, M., Hanson, J., Forte, A., & Kaul, P. (2015). 81. Building adolescent medicine skills among medical students: Individualized learning goals. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(2), S43.