PhD Student Directory

 

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Research interests: Accessibility of community-based mental health agencies; Increasing access to evidence-based mental health services; Dissemination and implementation science; Federal- and state-level mental health policy; Medicaid Policy

View Danielle's CV in the PhD Program CV Book

Dissertation Title: "Assessing real-world access to community-based mental health services for adolescents: A mixed-methods simulated client study"

Research interests: Race and ethnic inequalities in education; teacher training; how politics and educational policy influence the teaching profession; sociology of education; mix-methods

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  • Matthew Borus

Research interests: Disability, community, organizing, welfare state policy, labor

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Research interests: Devaluation of carework; Job quality in human services; Work-Family Policy; Policy implementation; Organizational stratification; Collective action

Research interests: Job Quality and Precarious Employment; Labor Market Inequality; Poverty and Inequality; Work-Family policy; Human Service Organizations; Organizational theory

  • Emily Claypool

Research interests: Social work practice & knowledge production, community mental health, harm reduction, peer recovery, science and technology studies, implementation & translational research, critical criminology

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Dissertation Title: "Access delayed; success denied: How administrative burdens shape college opportunity for first-generation, low-income students"

Research interests: Gender-based violence, feminicide, state violence, Indigenous women, healing, reproductive justice, trauma-informed research practices

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Research interests: Work-family policy; Family caregiving; Poverty and inequality; Social safety nets; Job quality and employment policy; Mixed Methods

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Research interests: Older foster youth, Chinese child welfare policy and social work profession development 

Research interests: Education and social welfare history, history of social science, immigration and minoritized languages, urban social movements, critical race theory, organizations, and critical data studies

Research interests: Mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention for rural children; social service organizations; international social work; mixed methods

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Research interests: Deprofessionalized social work; helping professions; labor; community; institutions; ethnographic methods

Research interests: Mental Health Systems and Services; Clinical Social Work; Queer and Trans Youth; School-Based Mental Healthcare; Violence Prevention; Critical Theories in Social Work; Participatory Action Research Methodologies 

Research interests: School social work; Public education; Multi-level practice; Adolescent mental health and well being; Racialized gender; Critical feminist research and practice

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Research interests: Young fathers aging out of the child welfare/foster care system; Transition-aged foster youth and youth aging out of the child welfare/foster care system; African American contributions to the history of social welfare and social work

View Justin's CV in the PhD Program CV Book

Dissertation Title: "Fatherhood in foster care: Black fathers aging out of foster care in Illinois"

Research interests: Pre K-12 Education; Criminal Justice; Juvenile Justice; School Discipline; Anti-Adultism; Socioemotional Learning; Play Therapy

  • Ebony Hinton

Research interests: Poverty and inequality; Social safety net; Child-care policy; Low-wage labor market; Child development; Program evaluation

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  •  Sireen Irsheid

Research interests: Intersection between Structural Racism, Education, Mental Health, and Race

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  • Eunseok Jeong

Research Interests: Mental Health, Mental Health Service Utilization, Cultural Humility

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Research interests: Mental Healthcare Policy, Law Enforcement and Policing, Alternatives to Arrest and Incarceration, Organizational Relationships, Spatial Distributions of Inequality, Gun Culture

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  •  Zachary Lazarus

Research areas: Child and adolescent mental health, therapeutic communication, expressive therapies, cultural adaptation of interventions, residential care, ethnographic methods

Research areas: Asian Americans, Asian Immigrants, Immigration, Immigrant Adaptation, Racial Justice, Racial Inequality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Poverty, Marginalized Workers, Social Support, Informal Helping System, Social Capital, Racial Socialization

View Mina's CV in the PhD Program CV Book

Dissertation title: "The Role of Social Networks in Accounting for Racial Inequality in the Labor Market"

Research interests: Racial identity formation, Asian American identity consciousness, mental health among adolescents and emerging adults, critical narrative methods, family processes within immigrant communities

Research interests: Suicidal Behavior among African-Americans in Community Settings and Incarceration; Mental Health; Criminal Justice: Race and Ethnicity; Help-seeking Behaviors

Research interests: Adolescent development; immigration and families; adolescent health disparities; STI/HIV prevention

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Research interests: Evidence-based practice in healthcare and social service implementation; social scientific knowledge production; moral lives of workers and human service organizations

Research interests: Community-based education spaces; race and ethnicity; social inequality; adolescence; sociopolitical development; critical consciousness

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Research interests: Immigration Policy, Immigrant Advocacy, Enumeration and the U.S. Census, Political and Affective Dimensions of Counting, Ethnographic Methods, US Political Institutions

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  • Allison Paulson

Research interests: Health disparities, substance use, premature mortality, mental health

Research interests: Disability Policy, Health Politics and Policy, Health Service Research, Medicaid, Health & Social Service Integration

Research interests: Mass incarceration; social control and the criminal legal system; Women and motherhood; Mental health; Trauma theory; Poverty and inequality; Community organizing and coalition work; Qualitative methods

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Research interests: Race & Ethnicity, Immigration, Identity, Social Movements, Social Control

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Research interests: History of social work; ethnographic methods; Social service and policy design; Youth experiencing homelessness

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Research interests: Immigration Policy; Latinx Mental Health; Infant Mental Health; Undocumented Immigrant Family System Well-Being; Early Childhood Development; Early Prevention/Intervention

  • Dan Scott

Research interests: Definition and enactment of Value-based Care; Clinical Documentation; Diagnosis and Clinical Pathways; Child and Family Mental Health; Poverty and Inequality; Anthropology of Bureaucracy; Linguistic Anthropology

  • Jesse Self

Research interests: Liminal legal statuses; trans-substantive processes (between immigration and carceral systems); state legal violence; socio-legal exclusion; law and society; social inequality

Research interests: Gender-based violence, community accountability and transformative justice, parent-child relationships, healing, meaning-making, health humanities, queer and feminist theory, critical race theory, South Asian diaspora

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Research interests: Abolitionist praxis, critical criminology, social control theory, disability studies, ethics of care, philosophies of medicine, critical feminist research methods 

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Research interests: Worker organizing in the South, worker rights policies in the South, the politics of preemption, Black, Latinx, and migrant workers, intra-workplace stratification and group dynamics

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Research interests: Social work Education & Immigration Policy; Mental Health within Immigrant Communities: Health Care Access Among Undocumented Immigrants

View Angelica's CV in the PhD Program CV Book

Dissertation Title: "Exploring the Experiences of Undocumented Immigrants Living in a Sanctuary City: A Case Study of Chicago"

Research interests: Interests include the intersection of gender expression and performativity with mental health; risk and resilience; vulnerability; and sex, body, or companionship-based practices

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Research interests: Abolition; Juvenile Incarceration; Juvenile Legal Practice & Policy; Neighborhoods, Race & Crime; Black Families & Other Systems of Care; Adverse Health Outcomes; Social Network Analysis; Mixed Methods Research

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  • Tadeo Weiner-Davis

Research interests: community, community organizing, and community representation; urban studies and politics; race, class, and black politics; ethnographic methods; social work profession and curriculum

View Tadeo's CV in the PhD Program CV Book

Dissertation Title: "Representing community: An ethnographic study of the Obama Center Community Benefits Agreement Coalition in the South Side of Chicago"

  • Jade Wong

Research interests: Management practices in human service organizations; Classification and Standardization; Sociology of documents and documentation; Governance of data in human service organizations

Dissertation Title: "Organizational Adventures with Standards"


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