BA, Carnegie Mellon, 1999 – Psychology and English
MSW, University of Michigan, 2000
MA, University of Michigan, 2003 – Psychology
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2006 – Social Work and Psychology
- Hate Crimes
- Sexuality and Gender Identity
- Prejudice and Stereotypes
- Oppression and Discrimination
- Intergroup Conflict
University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
- Professor, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, 2016-present
- Affiliate Faculty, Women’s Studies Department, 2019-present Associate Professor, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, 2011-2016
- Director of Distance Education, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, 2010-present
- Assistant Professor, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health, 2007-2011
University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI
- Graduate Student Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, 2003-2005
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
- 2006-2007 Policy Research Fellow
- Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law & Public Policy
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- Ph.D. in Social Work and Psychology (2006)
- Dissertation: “Homophobia and Threats to Masculinity: Hate Crimes and Violence Against Gay Men”
- Master of Science in Psychology (2003)
- Master of Social Work (2000)
- Concentration: Human Services Management and Health
- Practicum: American Red Cross of Washtenaw County Health and Safety Department
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English (1999)
- Andrew Carnegie Scholarship: Accepted as top 1% of applicants in College of Humanities & Social Sciences Graduated one year early
- prejudice and bias crimes
- violence against sexual and gender minorities
- discrimination stigma, and oppression
- sexuality- & gender identity-related social policies
- homophobia and transphobia
- social justice and social change
PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Arndt, R., Kreif, T., & Stotzer, R. L. (accepted). Pathways to social work licensure: An examination of Hawai‘i’s licensed social workers. Social Work.
Moylan, C., Bybee, D., Javorka, M., Stotzer, R., & Carlson, M. (2019). Campus-level variation in the prevalence of student experiences of relationship and sexual violence. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 10, 397-421.
Batzer, S., Berg, T., Godinet, M., & Stotzer, R. L. (2018). Efficacy or chaos? Parent-Child Interaction Therapy in maltreating populations: A review of the literature. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 19, 3-19.
Godinet, M., & Stotzer, R. L. (2017). Youth perpetrators of race/ethnicity-based bias crimes: Considerations for the juvenile justice system. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 15, 21-35.
Lau, H., Yueng, G., Stotzer, R. L., Strohm, C., & Loper, K. (2017). Assessing the “tongzhi” label: Self-identification and public opinion. Journal of Homosexuality, 64, 509-522.
Stotzer, R. L. & MacCartney, D. (2016). The role of institutional factors on on-campus reported rape prevalence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31, 2687-2707.
Ka‘opua, L., Cassel, K., Shiramizu, B., Stotzer, R. L., Robles, A., Kapua, C., Orton, M., Milne, C., & Sesepasara, M. (2016). Addressing risk and reluctance at the nexus of HIV and anal cancer screening. Health Promotion Practice, 17, 21-30.
Stotzer, R. L. (2015). Youth involvement in anti-gay and anti-lesbian bias crimes. Violence and Victims, 30, 308-321.
Whealin, J. M., Nelson, D., Stotzer, R. L., Guerrero, A., Carpenter, M., & Pietrzak, R.H. (2015). Risk and resilience factors associated with posttraumatic stress in ethno-racially diverse National Guard members in Hawai‘i. Psychiatry Research, 227, 270-277.
Stotzer, R. L. (2014). The intersection of suspect and victim race/ethnicity among anti-gay and anti- lesbian bias crimes. Psychology and Sexuality, 5, 357-373.
Stotzer, R. L. (2014). Sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression discrimination and victimization among self-identified LGBTQI Native Hawaiians in Hawai‘i. Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 3, 1-16.
Stotzer, R. L. (2014). Law enforcement and criminal justice personnel interactions with transgender people in the United States: A literature review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 263-277.
Stotzer, R. L., Ka‘opua, L., & Diaz, T. (2014). County differences in health and healthcare experiences among LGBTQI people in Hawai‘i. Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 73(6), 11- 16.
Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Pietrzak, R. H., Vogt, D., Shore, J., Morland, L. & Southwick, S. (2014).
Deployment-related health sequelae and treatment utilization in rural and urban war veterans in Hawai‘i. Psychological Services, 11, 114-123.
Stotzer, R. L., Fujikawa, K., Sur, J., & Arnsberger, P. (2013). Cost analysis of a distance MSW program. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 33, 357-368.
-Also published in P. A. Kurzman and R. P. Maiden’s (Eds.) Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work. Routledge (2014).
Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Nelson, D., Li, F., Liu-Tom, H.-S. T., & Pietrazak, R. H. (2013). Evaluating PTSD prevalence and resilience factors in a predominantly Asian American and Pacific Islander sample of Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 1062-1068.
Shih, M. J., Stotzer, R. L., & Gutiérrez, A. S. (2013). Perspective-taking and empathy: Generalizing the reduction of group bias toward Asian Americans to general outgroups. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 4, 79-83.
Stotzer, R. L. & Rocchio, C. C. C. (2013). Giving voice to rural and urban social service providers: Recessionary effects on the provision of services in Hawai‘i. Journal of Family Social Work, 16, 20-35.
-Also published in J. F. Cook, K. Alford, J. Uhrich, & P. Conway’s (Eds.) Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services. Routledge (2014).
Stotzer, R. L., Silverschanz, P., & Wilson, A. A. (2013). Gender identity and social services: Barriers to care. Journal of Social Service Research, 39, 63-77.
Stotzer, R. L., & Lau, H. S. (2013). Sexual orientation-based violence in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Law and Policy Journal, 14, 84-107.
Stotzer, R. L. (2012). Serving rural communities with distance education degree programs. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 30, 109-117.
Stotzer, R. L. & Shih, M. J. (2012). The relationship between masculinity and homophobia in factors related to violence against gay men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 13, 136-142.
Stotzer, R. L., Whealin, J., & Darden, D. (2012). Veterans in rural communities: Perceptions of stigma as a barrier to accessing mental health care. Advances in Social Work, 13, 1-16.
Stotzer, R. L., & Hossellman, E. (2012). Hate crimes on campus: Racial/ethnic diversity and campus safety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 644-661.
–Also published in C. R. Bartol and A. M. Bartol’s (Eds.) Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior (4th edition). SAGE.
Pietrzak, R. H., Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Goldstein, M. B., & Southwick, S. M. (2011). An examination of the relation between combat experiences and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder in a sample of Connecticut OEF-OIF Veterans. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 1579-1584.
Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Family cohesion among Hawai‘i’s Māhūwahine. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 7, 1-12.
Lau, H. & Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Employment discrimination based on sexual orientation: A Hong Kong study. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 23, 17-35.
Stotzer, R. L. (2010). Sexual orientation-based hate crimes on campus: The impact of policy on reporting rates. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 7, 147-154.
Stotzer, R. L. (2010). Seeking solace in West Hollywood: Sexual orientation-based hate crimes in Los Angeles County. Journal of Homosexuality, 57, 986-1002.
Shih, M. J., Trahan, A., Wang, E., & Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Perspective taking: Reducing prejudice towards general outgroups and specific individuals. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12, 565-577.
Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Violence against transgender people: A review of United States data. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14, 170-179.
Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Straight allies: Supportive attitudes toward lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals in a college sample. Sex Roles, 60, 67-80.
Stotzer, R. L. (2008). Gender identity and hate crimes: Violence against transgender people in Los Angeles County. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 5, 43-52.
Stotzer, R. L., & Tropman, J. E. (2006). Status demands on women social work leaders: A historical analysis of the National Conference on Social Welfare. Affilia, 21, 1-19.
Stotzer, R. L. (forthcoming). Violence against transgender people. In the SAGE Encyclopedia of Trans Studies (Abbie Goldberg & Genny Beemyn, Editors).
Stotzer, R. L., & Sabagala, A. (2020). “Message Crimes”: Understanding the community impacts of bias crime (pp. 251-276). In R. Sternberg’s Perspectives on Hate: How it Originates, Develops, Manifests, and Spreads. American Psychological Association Press.
Stotzer, R. L. (2017). Data sources hinder our understanding of transgender murders. American Journal of Public Health, 107, 1362-1363.
Stotzer, R. L. (2016). Gender identity/expression based bias crimes. In E. Dunbar, M. Fingerle, & C. Munthe’s The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism: U. S. and Global Issues. Praeger.
Stotzer, R. L. (2016). Entries for “sexual minorities and violence,” “transgender people and violence,” “hate crimes,” and “children of transgender parents – psychosocial outcomes” in The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies (Editor: Abbie Goldberg).
Stotzer, R. L. (2014). Bias crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity: Global prevalence, impacts, and causes. In D. Peterson and V. R. Panfil’s (Eds.) The Handbook of LGBT Communities, Crime, and Justice (pp. 45-64). Springer Publishing.
Stotzer, R. L. (June, 2011). The connection between bullying and hate crimes. NASW-Hawai‘i Chapter Newsletter.
Stotzer, R. L., & Alvarez, A. R. (2009). From the archives: Porter R. Lee and advocacy in the social work profession. Journal of Community Practice, 17, 323-326.
Stotzer, R. L. & Alvarez, A. R. (2008). From the archives: Gertrude Vaile on social services access, organization, and leadership. Journal of Community Practice, 16, 533-537.
Stotzer, R. L. (Jul./Aug., 2007). Hatred at Work. Echelon Magazine, p. 36.
Tropman, J. E. and Stotzer, R. L.(2004). National Conference of Social Welfare: 1874-1984. In P. Stuart and J. Herrick’s Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America. Sage Publications.
POLICY STUDIES and RESEARCH REPORTS
Stotzer, R.L. (2019). Research Brief: Bias Against Micronesians in Hawai‘i. University of Hawai‘i, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. Available from https://manoa.hawaii.edu/thompson/wp-content/uploads/Research-Report-Stotzer2019_3.pdf
Stotzer, R.L., Herman, J., & Hasenbush, A. (2014). Transgender Parenting: A Review of Existing Research. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy: Los Angeles, CA. Available from https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wpcontent/uploads/transgender-parenting-oct-2014.pdf
Stotzer, R.L., & Hollis, A. (2013). LGBTQI Hawai‘i: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawai‘i, Preliminary Findings. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: Honolulu, HI. Available from https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/34267
Stotzer, R.L. (2013). LGBTQI Hawai‘i: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawai‘i, Supplement 1: Findings by County. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa: Honolulu, HI. Available from https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/34265
Stotzer, R.L.(2013). LGBTQI Hawai‘i: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawai‘i, Supplement 2: Findings by Gender Identity/Expression. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa: Honolulu, HI. Available from https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/34266
Stotzer, R.L. (2012). Comparison of Hate Crime Rates across Protected and Unprotected Groups -An Update. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy: Los Angeles, CA. Available from https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wpcontent/uploads/Stotzer-Hate-Crime-Update-Jan-2012.pdf
Stotzer, R.L.(Ed.) (2010). The State of Social Work in Hawai‘i, 2009. University of Hawai‘i, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work: Honolulu, HI.
Stotzer, R.L. (2007). Comparison of Hate Crime Rates across Protected and Unprotected Groups. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy: Los Angeles, CA. Available from https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/StotzerComparison-Hate-Crime-June-2007.pdf
MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW
Stotzer, R. L., Godinet, M. & Davidson J. (revise and resubmit). Characteristics of bias crimes committed by males or females in the United States. Journal of Hate Studies.
Kreif, T., Stotzer, R. L., & Arndt, R. (under review). Licensure attainment based on degree modality: Distance education vs. campus-based MSW graduates. Journal of Social Work Education.
Stotzer, R. L.. & Godinet, M. (under review). Discriminating between youth and adult offenders in sexual orientation and gender identity bias crimes in the United States. Social Work Research.
Seo, J., & Stotzer, R. L.. (under review). The impact of socioeconomic status on marriage and childlessness for men and women in South Korea: Is there a gender difference? Journal of Marriage and Families.
MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION
Stotzer, R. L. (in preparation). Psychological and physical impacts as mediators of treatment-seeking after bias crime victimization.
Moylan, C., Bybee, D., Javorka, M., Stotzer, R., & Carlson, M. (in preparation). Individual and campus-level factors related to the prevalence of student experiences of sexual violence.
Nelson, D., & Stotzer, R. (in preparation). Impacts of sexual assault on treatment seeking.
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I
- SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK PHD PROGRAM
- Introduction to Social Work Research and Systematic Literature Review
- SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK MSW DISTANCE EDUCATION OPTION
- Social Work Policies and Services Review of Research in Social Work Human Behavior in the Social Environment I Policy Analysis Research Designs and Data Analysis for Practice Effectiveness
- Gender Identity, Social Policy, and Social Programs
- SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK MSW PROGRAM
- Social Work Policies and Services Review of Research in Social Work Research Designs and Data Analysis for Practice Effectiveness
- SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK BSW PROGRAM
- Social Welfare as a Social Institution History of Social Welfare
- SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK BSW PROGRAM
- History of Social Welfare
- HONORS PROGRAM (2014-2016)
- Honors Public Policy: Vulnerable Populations
- Honors Sophomore Seminar: Bias Crimes, Ethnoviolence, and Intergroup Conflict
- Junior Seminar – Gun Violence in the United States
OKINAWA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Invited Guest Lecturer (2010)
- DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN WELFARE
- Sexuality, Gender Identity, & Gender in the Social Environment
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
- DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY (2003-2005)
- Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Mentor
- Introductory Psychology (GSI)
- Research Methods (GSI)
2001-2006 Washtenaw County Chapter of the American Red Cross Health and Safety Department, Ann Arbor, MI
2005-06 Corporate Outreach Specialist: Plan corporate classes and conduct outreach and marketing, collaborate with local businesses to increase first aid and CPR awareness in the community, process medical insurance waivers, and meet sales goals on a monthly and yearly basis.
2002-03 Assistant Director of Health and Safety: Plan community classes and outreach, coordinate major fund-raising event, collaborate with community agencies to plan and deliver aquatic classes and events, develop and implement programs, conduct sales of first aid related materials and supplies
2001-06 Certified Red Cross Instructor: Community First Aid, Babysitting, Prof. Rescuer
Grants, Contracts, & Other Funding
CARE COORDINATION AND CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING
- Role: Evaluator
- Award: $1,500,000
- Funder: CDC via state subcontract (Overdose Data to Action grant)
- Contract to focus on developing trainings to improve care coordination and case management skills, assisting practitioners to implement evidence-based, data-driven prevention activities, and developing workforce. Sept. 2019-Aug. 2022
IMPACTS OF SOCIAL PROXIMITY TO BIAS CRIME AMONG COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION (COFA)MIGRANTS IN HAWAII
- Role: Principle Investigator
- Award: $380,000
- Funder: National Institute of Justice
- Federal funding to explore the ways that bias crime impact the acculturation and adaptation process for immigrant groups by conducting a respondent-driven sampling-driven study of Micronesian migrants in Hawai‘i. The project aims to first document the frequency of bias crime victimization, then explore how being the direct victim, or knowing people who have been victimized, impacts mental health, health, and acculturation to a new host culture. Jan. 2016-Dec. 2018.
HEALTH AND SMOKING CESSATION AMONG MICRONESIAN POPULATIONS
- Role: Program Evaluator
- Award: $5,000
- Lead Agency: Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services
- Funder: Hawaii Community Foundation
- Purpose was to use Photovoice as a tool for uncovering how Micronesian populations conceptualize health, culture, and their reasons for smoking, in order to design a) health trainings for professionals, and b) smoking cessation programming for Micronesian populations. March 2012-Jan. 2013.
TITLE IV-E: DISTANCE EDUCATION MSW TRAINING PROGRAM
- Role: Principle Investigator
- Funder: Title IVE, Hawai‘i State Department of Human Services
- Federal Award: 2010-2011 $503,000, Total Budget: $1,103,615
- Federal Award: 2009-2010 $452,367, Total Budget: $936,854
- Federal funding to provide the Masters in Social Work Program to remote and rural locations in Hawai`i and to address significant workforce shortages, with a focus on developing social workers who specialize in child and family practice. Total budget includes both federal and state funds used to implement the distance education option of the MSW program.
SERVICE UTILIZATION AND BARRIERS TO CARE FOR VETERANS IN RURAL AND URBAN SETTINGS
- Role: Co-investigator (PI: Dr. J. Whealin, National Center for PTSD)
- Award: $93,077
- Funder: VA Health Services Research &Development
- A one year research grant to study the differences in perceptions of community-based stigma in rural and urban settings and to compare the impact of those perceptions on OIF/OEF Veteran service utilization. 2010-2011
SAME SEX MARRIAGE & SEXUAL ORIENTATION-BASED HATE CRIMES: VIOLENCE AS VALUE-EXPRESSION
- Role: Principle Investigator
- Award: $11,400
- Funder: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
- A one year grant to study the impact of the same-sex marriage debates throughout the United States on hate crime rates. 2010-2011
BARRIERS TO CARE AMONG CULTURALLY DIVERSE U.S. VETERANS
- Role/Contract: Interagency Personnel Agreement
- 2009-2010 $21,085
- 2008-2009 $10,531
- Funder: National Center for PTSD, Pacific Division
- In collaboration with the National Center for PTSD and the Veterans Administration, co-investigator on a research project that examines barriers to care and stigma against those with mental health problems among military veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
CONSUELO FOUNDATION PROGRAM EVALUATION
- Role: Co-investigator (PI: Dr. P. Morelli)
- Award: $50,000
- Funder: Consuelo Foundation
- A one year grant to explore evaluation methods for indigenous and local programs in order to develop a model for culturally appropriate program evaluations. 2008-2009.
TRANSGENDER MENTORING PROJECT – PROGRAM EVALUATION
- Role: Co-investigator (PI: Dr. C. Nagatoshi and Dr. P. Arnsberger)
- Award: $100,000
- Funder: SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
- Targeted Capacity Expansion Substance Abuse Prevention and HIV Prevention in Minority Communities (RFA #SP-03-005) grant to Kū Aloha Ola Mau (formerly DASH). Program evaluation contract ($20K/year for five years) to evaluate the effect of substance abuse prevention of a culturally-based program. Made a co-investigator in the final year of project, 2007-2008.
EMPIRICAL STUDY OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION-BASED DISCRIMINATION IN HONG KONG
- Role: Co-PI (with Holning Lau, J.D., of UNC, Chapel Hill)
- Award: $3,500
- Funder: Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
- A two year grant to survey sexual orientation minorities in Hong Kong about discrimination and incidences of violence that are motivated by violence. 2007
Workplace and/or Continuing Education Trainings
11/18 Stotzer: Impact of Bias on Micronesian People in Hawai‘i. Continuing Education Webinar for University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
06/17 Stotzer: Cultural Competence for Work with Transgender People. United States Coast Guard, Honolulu, HI.
11/16 Stotzer: 2016 Hawaii’s Joint Leadership Symposium – Presentation on gender issues in employment to women in the armed services
06/16 Stotzer: Everything is Changing so Fast!: Cultural Competence for Work with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT people). Department of Homeland Security/USCIS.
09/14 Stotzer: Training for Federal Employees: LGBT Issues and Management. LEAD Conference, Ford Island, Hawaii.
01/19 Stotzer, Herman, James: Perilous Participation: Research into the Violence Against Transgender People. Society for Social Work Research Conference, 2019, Invited Session.
02/17 Stotzer: USC SSW LGBT Health Equity Initiative online training – “The State of the Research: Violence against Transgender People”
05/15 Stotzer: Panel Risks Faced by LGBT Youth: Impacts of Societal Discrimination, Hostile School Environments, and Family Rejection. The Building Competency in Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Conference sponsored by the Committee on LGBT
Youth in Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System. Honolulu, HI.
04/15 Stotzer: Sex and Gender Minority Women in Hawaii: Results of a Needs Assessment. Hawai‘i Pacific University Psychology Research Conference, Honolulu, HI.
04/13 Stotzer: Youth Involvement in Bias Crimes: Considerations for the Juvenile Justice System. Hawai‘i Pacific University Psychology Research Conference, Honolulu, HI.
06/12 Stotzer: Presentation – Bias Crimes against LGBT Youth. Kaua‘i PFLAG Conference on LGBT Youth, Līhu‘e, HI.
04/12 Stotzer: The Relationship Between Masculinity and Homophobia in Factors Related to Violence against Gay Men. Hawai‘i Pacific University Psychology Research Conference, Honolulu, HI.
04/11 Stotzer: Poster – Same-sex Marriage and Sexual Orientation Based Hate Crimes: Violence as Value Expression. Williams Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration, Los Angeles, CA.
11/09 Stotzer: Debating Gay Marriage: The Impact on Anti-Gay Hate Crimes. Hawai‘i Pacific University Psychology Symposium Series, Honolulu, HI
04/09 Stotzer: Hate Crimes on Campus. Hawai‘i Pacific University Psychology Research Conference, Honolulu, HI.
Refereed Presentations -Domestic
10/19 Stotzer & Kreif – “So much charity and so little Democracy” Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.
11/17 Stotzer & Godinet: Paper – Group Dynamics in Bias Crimes Committed by Mixed Sex, Male, or Female Groups of Suspect. American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.
04/15 Stotzer & Kreif: Paper -Social Work Distance Education as Community Capacity Building and Stotzer: Paper – Improving Retention and Graduation Rates in Social Work Distance Education. CSWE’s Social Work Distance Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
01/15 Stotzer & Godinet: Paper – Youth Involvement in Sexual Orientation-Motivated Bias Crimes: Utilizing the National Incident Based Reporting System. Society for Social Work Research, New Orleans, LA.
06/14 Whealin, Nelson, Stotzer, Bozik-Lyman, & Hilmes: Poster – Barriers to mental health care among ethnoracially-diverse OEF/OIF Veterans. APA Division 45 Research Conference, Eugene, OR.
10/13 Stotzer & Rocchio: Paper – Student evaluations of modality effectiveness in a DE MSW program. Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.
01/13 Stotzer: Paper – Intersection of gender and race/ethnicity in sexual orientation-motivated bias crimes. Society for Social Work and Research, San Diego, CA.
11/12 Whealin, Nelson, Stotzer, Vogt, & Pietrzak: Paper – Perceived logistical, individual, and community barriers to mental health treatment in diverse U.S. Veterans. International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Los Angeles, CA.
11/12 Rocchio & Stotzer: Roundtable – Emancipatory Disability Research and Social Work. Council on Social Work Education, Washington, D.C.
10/12 Nelson, Whealin, Lyman-Bozik, & Stotzer: Poster – Overcoming attitudinal barriers in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans. International Conference of Violence, Abuse, and Trauma, San Diego, CA.
07/12 Whealin, Bozik-Lyman, Nelson, Stotzer, Vogt, Pietrzak & Southwick: Paper – Community, institutional, and individual issues and access to care among rural and urban veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn. Health Sciences and Research Conference National Conference, National Harbor, MD.
04/12 Stotzer & Lau: Paper – Bias Crimes in Hong Kong. Rainbow Rising Symposium, Honolulu, HI.
11/11 Whealin, Stotzer, Vogt, Pietrzak, & Southwick: Paper – Individual, family, and community social support and psychological adjustment in U.S. Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD.
10/11 Stotzer: Paper – Site coordinators in distance education: The face of the program, and Hong, Mills-Dick, Stotzer: Symposium – Engaging Students in Research-informed Practice and Practice-informed Research. Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.
08/11 Whealin, Stotzer, Vogt, Darden, Lyman, & Southwick: Poster – Exploring Veteran preferences and needs to improve mental health care utilization in rural and urban locations. VHA Mental Health Conference, Baltimore, MD.
03/11 Stotzer, Natividad, & Matayoshi: Symposium – Towards a Partnership between the University of Guam and the University of Hawai‘i to Offer an Accredited MSW Degree Program on Guam. Advancing Human Rights and Social Justice in Micronesia, Tumon, Guam.
01/11 Stotzer: Paper – Same-sex Marriage and Sexual Orientation Based Hate Crimes: Violence as Values Expression. Society for Social Work and Research, Tampa, FL.
11/09 Whealin, Liu-Tom, Stotzer, & Vo: Symposium – Barriers to Care Among Culturally Diverse U.S. Veterans. International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, GA.
10/08Stotzer: Paper – Pitfalls and Problems in Distance Education Modalities. Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.
08/07 Panel Presentation for Division 44. Coming out about Sexual Orientation: New Population-Based Research Findings. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
10/06 Symposia with Badgett, MacCartney, Stotzer, & Lau – Hate Crimes and Sexual Orientation. Los Angeles Queer Studies Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
01/06 Stotzer Poster – Resistance to Homophobia in a Homophobic Society. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.
05/05 Stotzer: Hot Topics Talk – Hate Crimes: Threats to Masculinity and Homophobia. American Psychological Society (now the Association for Psychological Science), Los Angeles, CA.
01/05 Stotzer: Poster – The Lesser of Two Evils: Dehumanizing Messages about African Americans. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.
Refereed Presentations – International
06/16 Stotzer & J. Guo: Paper – Accounting for Culture in Distance Education, and Stotzer & Godinet: Paper – The Gendered Nature of Bias Crime Offending. Social Work and Social Development Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
11/10 Whealin, Liu-Tom, Stotzer, Yaneda, & Southwick: Symposium – Translating Research Findings into Improved Outreach and Treatment Planning Efforts for Ethnoculturally Diverse Veterans with PTSD. International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Canada.
06/10 Stotzer: Poster – Hate Crime Law as an Effective Policy Choice: Analyzing the U.S. Example. Joint World Conference on Social Work & Social Development, Hong Kong, China.
School Committee Work
08/18-present Department Personnel Committee, Chair
09/17-09/19 Research Sequence Chair
09/14-5/16 PhD Committee, Member
04/14-9/16 HBSE Sequence Chair
05/10-05/08 Assessment Committee, Distance Education Representative
04/11-present School of Social Work Admissions/Scholarship Committee, Member
01/11-present Okinawa International University Faculty Exchange, Coordinator
08/13-05/15 School Personnel Committee, Member
03/10-05/12 Faculty Recruitment Committee, Chair
05/09-03/10 Faculty Recruitment Committee, Member
08/08-08/10 PhD Committee, Member
01/08-5/08 Policy Sequence Co-chair, Representative to BSW committee
12/12-05/16 Doctoral Dissertation Chair, Social Work, Dawna Nelson: An Examination of Predictors of Sexual Assault Treatment Utilization in Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Caucasian Sexual Assault Survivors
09/11-05/15 Doctoral Dissertation Chair, Social Work, Seiko Sato: The Impact of Gender and Cultural Factors on the Patterns of Elder Care Service Utilization among Family Caregivers of Japanese Ancestry in the State of Hawai‘i
09/11-12/13 Doctoral Dissertation Chair, Social Work, Colleen Fox: Assessing our Youth: Clinician Perceptions of Assessment Practices with Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment Dissertations Committee Memberships
01/15-10/15 Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Public Health, Tonya Lowery-St. John: Health Status of Hawai‘i’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning Teens
01/14-10/15 Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Linguistics, Joelle Kirtley: Finding a Voice in the Spaces Between: A Sociophonetic Investigation of Gender-liminal Individuals in Hawai‘i
07/12-05/18 Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Social Work, Christopher C. C. Rocchio:Peer Specialist Perspectives on Stigma by Behavioral Health Professionals in Employment Settings
07/10-12/12 Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Social Work, Mihye Choi: Challenges and Strengths Influencing Adjustment and Marital Satisfaction for Immigrant Women who Married Korean Men in Korea
07/09-12/14 Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Social Work, Richelle Wakida: Examining Disparities in Compliance in Appointment-Keeping among Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 within a Managed Care Setting
2017-present UH System Commission on LGBT+ Equality, Member
2010-present Mānoa Distance Learning Committee, Member
11/08-05/10 Center for Disability Studies Partnership Demonstration Team, Member
09/14-09/16 University of Hawai‘i Academic Grievance Committee, Member 04/08
UH Undergrad Student Summer Research Award Committee, Reviewer
09/07-09/08 University of Hawai‘i Academic Grievance Committee, Member
01/17-present Hawai‘i State Department of Health Gender and Sexual Minorities Workgroup, member
07/17-present Advisory Group Member, “An International Exploration of Trans Male Practices of Reproduction”, PI: Dr. Sally Hines, University of Leeds
06/2018 Expert Witness, Hawai’i Commission for Civil Rights
03/2017 Expert Witness, American Civil Liberties Union, Chicago
01/13-present Q-Caucus, Member
03/13-2016 Annual Abstract Reviewer for CSWE Conference, section on LGBT issues
08/13-2016 Annual Abstract Reviewer for SSWR Conference, section on sexual orientation and gender identity
10/2006 Lambda Legal – Consulted on formation of a voire dire process sheet for interviewing potential jurors in LGBT-related court cases.
Professional Journal Contributions
Ad Hoc Reviewer: Social Psychology, Social Justice Review, Social Justice Research, Social Problems, Journal of Homosexuality, Sex Roles, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Social Science Research, Advances in Social Work, Laws, Child and Youth Services Review, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Lesbian Studies, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Violence and Victims, Journal of the Society for Social Work Research, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, BMC Public Health Journal, Justice Quarterly, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Journal of Bisexuality, The Sociological Quarterly, Journal of Homicide Studies, American Journal of Public Health, Sociological Perspectives, Science Advances. Political Psychology
Guest Editor: Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work (2008)
Editorial Board: Sex Roles (2016-2018)
Federal Grants Reviewer
07/15 Health Resources and Services Administration – Grant related to the selection of sites for workforce capacity building for Integrating HIV Primary Care in Community Healthcare Settings – Technical Assistance Centers
07/14 Health Resources and Services Administration – Grant related to the selection of sites for workforce capacity building for Integrating HIV Primary Care in Community Healthcare Settings
07/12 Health Resources and Services Administration – Grant related to the selection of Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for related to engagement and retention of transgender women in quality HIV care
07/12 Health Resources and Services Administration – Grant related to the selection of demonstration sites related to engagement and retention of transgender women in quality HIV care
International Grants Reviewer
01/20 Health Research Council of New Zealand – Grant related to emerging scholars program of research
07/19 Marsden Fund Council Award, Marsden Fund, New Zealand – for large interdisciplinary project
Honors and Awards
2015 University of Hawai‘i Online Teaching Award Nominee
2006 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor in Psychology Award
2005 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor in Psychology Award
2004 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor in Psychology Award
2004 Exceptional Volunteer Service Award, Washtenaw County American Red Cross
2003 &2004 Barbara Perry Roberson Foundation Endowment
1996-1999 Andrew Carnegie Scholarship, Carnegie Mellon University