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  1. Patrick J. Meehan
     
    PhD Candidate Patrick Meehan Successfully Defended Dissertation "Making Change Where it Counts: Social Work and Elected Office"

    Patrick Meehan successfully defended his dissertation "Making Change Where it Counts: Social Work and Elected Office." His committee consisted of Barry Checkoway, Ann Lin (co-chairs), Katie Richards-Schuster and Vincent Hutchings.

    • June 28, 2019
  2. Angela K. Perone
     
    Angie Perone Selected as a 2019-2020 NASW/CSWE Social Work HEALS Fellow

    Angie Perone, PhD student, has been selected as a 2019-2020 NASW/CSWE Social Work HEALS Fellow. The fellowship strengthens delivery of health care services in the United States by advancing education and training of health care social workers.

  3.  
    Michigan Social Work Co-Hosts Summer Graduate Student Mentoring Workshop

    Along with the Program for Research on Black Americans  – part of the Institute for Social Research – and the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research, the School of Social Work hosted a three-day summer mentoring workshop.  Created by Professor Robert Taylor, the workshop provides career advice and guidance to approximately 40 social work doctoral students whose research involves African American and Latinx populations. Conference attendees took advantage of concurrent programming at U-M by holding joint sessions with the 25th Annual National Black Graduate Conference in Psychology and the Summer Meeting of The St. Louis Group.

    • June 6, 2019
  4. Shawna J. LeeJoyce Y. Lee
     
    Shawna Lee and Joyce Lee's Research Cited in Huffington Post

    Associate Professor Shawna Lee and PhD student Joyce Lee’s research “The effect of paternal cues in prenatal care settings on men’s involvement intentions” is cited in the Huffington Post. Most photos and brochures in a typical OB-GYN waiting room focus on mothers, but adding some subtle father-friendly visual cues could be a simple way to boost a dad’s parenting confidence, according to Shawna Lee and Joyce Lee's new study.

  5. Karen M. Staller
     
    Karen Staller recognized by Social Work Doctoral Student Organization

    Associate Professor Karen Staller received an award from the Doctoral Student Organization for her dedication to the education and mentorship of joint social work and social science doctoral students. 

    • May 30, 2019
  6. Nkemka Anyiwo
     
    PhD Candidate Nkemka Aniywo successfully defended her dissertation "'We gon' be alright': Racism, Media, and the Sociopolitical Development of Black Youth."

    PhD Candidate Nkemka Aniywo successfully defended her dissertation "'We gon' be alright': Racism, Media, and the Sociopolitical Development of Black Youth." Her committee consisted of Daphne Watkins, Stephanie Rowley (co-chairs), Katie Richards-Schuster, and Monique Ward. She has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

    • May 28, 2019
  7. Paige A. Safyer
     
    PhD Candidate Paige Safyer successfully defended her dissertation "M(other) Nurture: Exploring the Influence of Maternal Care on the Development of Infant Emotion Processing, Regulation, and the Emotional Brain."

    PhD Candidate Paige Safyer successfully defended her dissertation "M(other) Nurture: Exploring the Influence of Maternal Care on the Development of Infant Emotion Processing, Regulation, and the Emotional Brain." Her committee consisted of Richard Tolman, Brenda Volling (co-chairs), Katherine Rosenblum, Julie Ribaudo and Ioulia Kovelman. Safyer has accepted an assistant professor of social work position at Arizona State University.

    • May 28, 2019
  8. Peter Felsman
     
    PhD Candidate Peter Felsman successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Improvisational Theater for Psychological Health."

    PhD Candidate Peter Felsman has successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Improvisational Theater for Psychological Health." His committee consisted of Joseph Himle, Colleen Seifert (co-chairs), Richard Tolman and Ethan Kross. He has accepted a postdoctoral associate position at Stony Brook University. The position is a joint appointment at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and the Social Competence and Treatment Lab.

    • May 28, 2019
  9.  
    Nkemka Aniywo Defends Dissertation

    Nkemka Aniywo successful defended her dissertation "'We gon' be alright': Racism, Media, and the Sociopolitical Development of Black Youth." Her committee consisted of Daphne Watkins, Stephanie Rowley (co-chairs), Katie Richards-Schuster and Monique Ward. She has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

    • May 10, 2019
  10. Paige A. Safyer
     
    Paige Safyer Defends Dissertation

    Paige Safyer defended her dissertation "M(other) Nurture: Exploring the Influence of Maternal Care on the Development of Infant Emotion Processing, Regulation, and the Emotional Brain."  Her committee consisted of Richard Tolman, Brenda Volling (co-chairs), Katherine Rosenblum, Julie Ribaudo and Ioulia Kovelman. She has accepted an Assistant Professor of Social Work position at Arizona State University. 

    • May 10, 2019

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