Gender Pronouns: She/her/hers.
Alicia Oeser is the Director for the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (OSAPR). Alicia has a history of community advocacy and social justice; prior roles have included the LGBTQ/Hate Crimes Specialist for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and Coordinator of Sexual Violence Support Services at DePaul University.
While at Harvard, it is Alicia’s desire to increase accessibility of OSAPR to individuals of all gender identities, gender expressions, and sexualities and to continue improving provision of culturally competent, non-directive service. As Director, Alicia leads a team of Educators, Advocates, and Preventionists. As a trained Rape Crisis Counselor, Alicia shares on-call responsibilities with the OSAPR Survivor Advocate and works with the Education Specialists to provide innovative and engaging programming for the entire Harvard community. Alicia also serves on numerous committees addressing sexual violence, health, and safety at the University, including President Drew Faust's task force.
Alicia has been known to laugh uncontrollably at random, ingest potentially dangerous levels of spicy food, wax poetic about her love of jazz, the Pacific Ocean, Chicago, vintage clothing, her Rottweiler, her spouse, and netflix shows 'featuring strong female leads'.