Former Dean and Boston University professor emeritus Gail Steketee is formally retired. But spend 5 minutes with her and you’d never know. An involved Academy board member, “vintage dancer” and renowned scholar on hoarding, Steketee shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. She’s soon to publish another edition of the Oxford University Press series dubbed
Fellow and USC Dean Jeffrey Edleson reviews 31 articles in this journal entry that expands common definitions of how children witness adult domestic violence.
Take a look at some commentary and practical ideas on school safety and violence from Fellows Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty. The two jointly published a new book from Oxford University Press.
Academy Fellows Richard Catalano and David Hawkins recently released their new book Communities That Care. Both Fellows were also selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work Research.
Arizona State professor and top researcher Flavio Marsiglia tackles substance abuse and research on prevention programs: 1. Your Keepin’ It Real intervention program has gone global. Can you tell us about the program’s conception and what it’s achieving? Keepin’it REAL (KiR) was originally developed and tested in Phoenix more than 20 years ago. Our local
Three Questions with Namkee Choi, Ph.D. Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin 1. Given the baby boomer demographic in the US, aging research and mental health are highly topical. Can you tell us about some of your current research on videoconferencing and adult depression? With rapidly increasing numbers of older
1. Your research from your bio focuses on racial and ethnic disparities among children with autism and developmental disabilities. Given that autism and disabilities are highly topical and frequently discussed, your research is addressing ways to correct the disparities. Can you elaborate a little on this and some current conclusions? Health disparities can and should