refugee resettlement, refugee/migrant-led organizations, participatory approaches to urban governance and social services with refugees, state-civil society relations, critical policy studies
|(734) firstname.lastname@example.org||3828 SSWB||University of Michigan|
School of Social Work
1080 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|2017||PhD||Social Welfare||University of Washington|
|2010||MSW||Community Organization||Arizona State University, Phoenix|
|2009||AS||Mental Health Services||Community College of the US Air Force|
|1999||BA||University of the Philippines|
Gonzalez-Benson, O., Temprosa, T. & Shlebah, S. (in press). Policy irrelevance in refugee research: Active strategies in forced migration research. Refugee Review.
Gonzalez Benson, O. (in press). Refugee-run grassroots organizations: Responsive assistance beyond the constraints of U.S. resettlement. Journal of Refugee Studies.
Ibrahim, Q., Hantoosh, K., Gonzalez-Benson, O., et al. (2020). Social work education in the Arab region: Student perspectives in 10 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Egyptian Journal of Social Work, 9(1), 189-204.
Gonzalez Benson, O.& Yoshihama, M. (2019). Post-resettlement refugee collectives in the United States: Processes of emergence and development. Sharing Society Project (Ed.), Sharing Society International Conference 2019 Proceedings. Bilbao, Basque Country, (Spain): Sharing Society Project-The Impact of Collaborative Collective Actions in the Transformation of Contemporary Societies, University of the Basque Country.
Gonzalez Benson, O., Pimentel Walker, A. P., Yoshihama, M., Burnett, C. & Asadi, L. (2019). A framework for ancillary health services provided by refugee and immigrant-run CBOs: Language assistance, systems navigation, and hands on support. Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education, 9(5), 665.
Brown, M., Gonzalez Benson, O., Thompson, J., Keel, R., J. Porter & Mahoney, E. (2017). Seeking Northlake: Place, technology, and public as enabling constraints for urban transdisciplinary research. Cities, 60.
Benson, O., Sun, F., Hodge, D. R. & Androff, D. (2012). Religious coping and acculturation stress among Hindu Bhutanese: A study of newly-resettled refugees in the United States. International Social Work, 55(4), 538-553.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106