Alice Fiddian-Green

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Alice Fiddian-Green (she, her, hers) is Assistant Professor in the MPH program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions. Alice specializes in the application and analysis of digital and visual participatory research methods to examine social, structural, and racial inequities as they pertain to reproductive health and justice. Alice was certified as a Digital Storytelling facilitator in 2015. Since then, she has co-facilitated and worked on digital storytelling projects in a range of classroom, research, and community contexts. Alice 's current research examines the intersections between structural and interpersonal trauma, mental health, and substance use among pregnant people and mothers.


  • Digital storytelling
  • Visual and digital participatory research methods
  • Qualitative data collection and analysis
  • Arts-based research methods

Research Areas

  • Perinatal and maternal substance use disorders
  • Violence (structural and institutional) and trauma
  • Reproductive health and justice


  • UMass Amherst, PhD in Public Health, 2019
  • UMass Amherst, MPH in Health Promotion and Policy, 2013

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Health Promotion, Springfield College

Awards & Distinctions

  • Health Promotion Practice Journal- 20th Anniversary Special Collection, 20 for 20 Publication selected for 20 for 20: top 20 list of research articles promoting radical practice published in the journal between 2000 and 2020, 2020
  • Rho Chapter of Delta Omega at UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Exemplary Graduate Student Inductee, 2020
  • NIDA International Women’s and Children’s Health & Gender Group, Travel Award, 2019
  • UMass Amherst, Dissertation Fellowship- Center for Research on Families, 2018-2019

Selected Publications