Erica Vazza

Erica Vazza
Interim Director, Outreach and Training Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-3494
Office: SHARPP, Wolff House, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Erica currently serves as the Interim Director for SHARPP. Prior to this role, she served as the Outreach and Training Coordinator where she was responsible for developing and implementing all outreach efforts on SHARPP related services and topics for students, staff, and faculty. Additionally, she designed and coordinated all SHARPP events and awareness initiatives at UNH. Erica has worked collaboratively on the outreach and prevention education team to create and facilitate educational programs around interpersonal violence, consent, healthy relationships, and bystander intervention- she has been one of the primary violence prevention educators on campus for 4+ years.

Erica has worked in higher education at the University of New Hampshire for the past six years. During her tenure, she has served as adjunct faculty for the Social Work department, Weekend Walkers Program Coordinator, and a Hall Director in Residential Life. She sits on the executive board for the New Hampshire Campus Consortium Against Interpersonal & Sexual Violence. Previously, Erica has worked in outpatient community mental health, residential treatment services, and camp management. Throughout her work, Erica has had the opportunity to serve a variety of populations including; students, young adults, adolescents, and youth, survivors of trauma & IPV. She received her MSW from Simmons University and a B.S. in Social Work and Recreation Management & Policy, with a minor concentration in Youth & Adolescent Development from the University of New Hampshire.

Facts about Erica

  • Erica is a fierce social justice activist who's actively committed to liberation and equity
  • She grew up in OH…IO *midwestern jokes*
  • Activities she enjoys: yoga, swimming, hiking, making people laugh, reading, and long walks with her dog - Basil!

Courses Taught

  • 623: Social Work Practice
  • 796: Ind Stdy/Teaching Assistant
  • SW 623: Social Work Practice
  • SW 796: Ind Stdy/Teaching Assistant