The Child and Family Research Lab - People
The people affiliated with the Child and Family Research Lab in the University of Hawaii, Manoa, are comprised of faculty, staff, and students with an interest in the well-being and families and children, both in the United States and internationally.
Pam Arnsberger, MSW, Ph.D. (University of California Berkeley, 1991). Research interests include health care access and equity, older women's health issues, breast and cervical cancer, Alzheimer's disease, aging and long-term care. Click here for full CV.
Meripa Godinet, MSW, Ph.D. (University of Washington, 1998). Research interests include juvenile delinquency prevention, social and adjustment issues of Pacific Islander adolescents, disproportionality in juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Click here for full CV.
Seunghye Hong, MA, PhD (University of Washington, 2009). Research interest include Health/Mental health, neighborhood contexts, immigration, community practice, multicultural practices with diverse populations, research methodology, and quantitative research methods. Click here for full CV.
Jing Guo, MA, Ph.D. (University of California Berkeley, 2007). Research interests include social welfare policy, child and family issues, and international and comparative social work. Click here for full CV.
Rebecca Stotzer, MSW, Ph.D. (University of Michigan, 2006). Research interests include hate crimes and prejudice motivated violence, sexuality and gender identity, social policy and institutions, oppression and social justice, and intergroup conflict. Click here for full CV.
Fenfang Li, MPH, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii, 2007). Research interests include social etiology of health problems and health disparities, multidisciplinary studies on substance abuse, child welfare, and gerontology.Click here for full CV.
Jessica Garlock - UH SSW Ph.D. student. Research interests include multi-cultural and cross- cultural issues, child welfare, violence against women, international social work, and mezzo/macro social work practice
Seiko Sato - UH SSW Ph.D. Student. Research interests include Japanese male caregivers, Japanese cultural values and caregiving, cross-generational and cross-cultural issues, and dementia care.
David Rothwell, MSW, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii, 2007). Assistant Professor at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Research interests include social development and indigenous issues.
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