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Adrienne Graf
Adrienne Graf


  • MSW, Portland State University School of Social Work
  • BA, Portland State University

PSU History

Adrienne earned her MSW from the School of Social Work at Portland State in 2010. She has held adjunct teaching positions in PSU’s Master of Social Work and public administration programs. Her most recent position was in Portland State University’s Women's Resource Center as a sexual and relationship violence prevention coordinator. 

Academic/Research Focus

Academic interests include harm reduction theory and practice, mitigating trauma exposure from interpersonal violence by working alongside survivors navigating systems engagement, institutional betrayal, and how social work policy and practice intersect with the sex trades. 

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with her geriatric Chihuahua Nibbles
  • Water aerobics
  • Tending to her massive houseplant collection
  • Planning vacations to warm climates
  • Learning how to cook new dishes and perfect old recipes
  • Attending local queer community events