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Assistant Professor Reuben Miller received the Outstanding Mentor Award, awarded by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. This past year, he worked with Adrianna Ryba (LSA'18) and Kyle Finnegan (LSA'17) on the Detroit Reentry Study (prison reentry of inner city black men).
Ann Nguyen successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Social Support Network Typologies and Mental Health among African Americans" and obtained her PhD in Social Work and Psychology. Dr. Nguyen has accepted a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.
Professor Emerita Kathleen Coulborn Faller presented “Protections for child witnesses” at the University of Pennsylvania’s One Child, Many Hands: Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare with Frank Vandervort of the U-M Law School.
Professor Daniel Saunders’ article, “Research Based Recommendations for Child Custody Evaluation Practices and Policies in Cases of Intimate Partner Violence” was published in the Journal of Child Custody.
Assistant Professor Kristin Seefeldt discussed her recent paper and research on how people have to take on debt just to maintain their status quo with Michigan Radio’s Stateside with Cynthia Canty.
The SSW’s Technical Assistance Center and the Detroit Center are offering Detroit residents a Community Development Real Estate course taught by Peter Allen (Ross Business School). It was featured in The University Record article, “U-M class teaching Detroiters how to buy, fix homes” and on WWJ Newsradio 950.
Assistant Professor David Cordova’s paper, “Testing the Parent-Adolescent Acculturation Discrepancy Hypothesis: A Five-Wave Longitudinal Study” was accepted for publication in the Journal for Research on Adolescence.
Professor Richard Tolman was cited in the Michigan Research article, “Father Knows Best”.
Angie Perone (PhD student) was appointed, by the Michigan Commission on Services to the Aging, to serve a 3-year term on the State Advisory Council on Aging.
Congratulations to the recent SSW faculty who were promoted at the last Regents meeting.
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