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Associate professor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor's research on spanking was cited in New York Magazine.
Associate professor Brad Zebrack received an award from the University of Southern California to establish the validity, reliability, and clinical utility of a standardized distress screening instrument for use on adolescent and young adult cancer patients. He will also conduct international comparisons with collaborators in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Assistant professor David Cordova had his article, “Family Functioning and Parent Support Trajectories and Substance Use and Misuse among Minority Urban Adolescents: A Latent Class Growth Analysis” published in Substance Use & Misuse journal.
Assistant professor Emily Nicklett and professor Robert Taylor co-authored an article, "Racial/Ethnic Predictors of Falls Among Older Adults: The Health and Retirement Study", which was published in the Journal of Aging and Health.
Professor Karla Goldman wrote a blog post, “The ‘Lost’ Story of Regina Jonas” for the Jewish Women’s Archive.
Lecturer Adrienne Dessel published her book, "Conservative Christian Beliefs and Sexual Orientation in Social Work: Privilege, Oppression, and the Pursuit of Human Rights".
Maureen Kelly, MSW ’79, has been the executive director of Cathedral Counseling Center for 20 years. The non-profit mental health agency has doubled its capacity to 25,000 visits per year to meet the pressing need.
Aubrey (Williams) Patino, MSW '05, was selected to participate in the Transatlantic Practice Exchange. Aubrey spent two weeks placed at a homeless assistance organization in the exchange country. She developed a research proposal and explored the work of the "Making Every Adult Matter Coalition" which is based out of Cambridge. Aubrey met with providers so that she could bring her findings back to the U.S.
Betty Brown-Chappell, MSW ’71, retired from Eastern Michigan University on September 1, 2013. She also published Open Secrets: A Poor Person’s Life in Higher Education. In addition, Dr. Brown-Chappell has a chapter review of Marcus Hunter’s Black City Makers in the Spring 2014 SSA Review published by the University of Chicago.
JoAnne O’Rourke, MSW '86, accepted a new position as the Director of Research for the College of Health and Human Services at Western Michigan University.