Rose Cartwright

Rose Cartwright is a doctoral candidate in the School of Education’s School Psychology program, where she earned her Personal Pupil Services (PPS) credential with a specialization in School Psychology. She works under the advisement of Professor Elliot Turiel – as well as other faculty in the BSE and Psychology Department – to explore how students with nonvisible disabilities reason about non-discrimination legislation and everyday issues of equity, access, and inclusion in educational spaces. Rose has also served as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) and disabled students’ liaison in Introduction to Psychology and Developmental Psychology courses at UC Berkeley.

Prior to doctoral studies, Rose was a first-generation undergraduate at UC Berkeley where she studied Psychology and English with a concentration in Chicano Literature. She also studied for a year in Galway, Ireland, through UC’s Education Abroad Program. After graduating, Rose worked as an Autism Intervention Specialist in the Oakland Unified School District. Rose has a deep and abiding passion as an advocate for mental health in schools and communities.

Specializations and Interests

Disability in Education; Moral and Social Development; Mental Health in Schools and Communities


M.A.Ed., Credentialed School Psychologist, UC Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae