Nev Jones, PhD. Nev is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, and interdisciplinary researcher and activist-scholar. For more on her academic work see here. She has long-term personal experience of psychosis, and has published dozens of studies and commentaries focused on rethinking conventional understandings of (and responses to) 'psychosis.' Nev also co-leads the coalition Transform Research: Advancing User/Survivor Capacity and Leadership in Research.
Shannon Pagdon, BA. Shannon (she/they) is a graduate student and research coordinator with the University of Pittsburgh and Stanford University. Shannon is passionate about shedding light on historically neglected experiences of psychosis and shifting language around mental health. Shannon hopes to continue to expand access to mental health care into smaller communities across the nation, use lived experience to inform their work, and develop research from a lived experience perspective to continually grow systems of care.
Marie Brown, PhD.