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Graduate Faculty Research

Graduate Faculty Research Areas

*Asterisk indicates eligibility to Chair Dissertation Committees

Graduate Faculty & Research Areas

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

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Clifford Bersamira

Research Interest:  Addiction/Behavioral Health Policies and Service Delivery, Addiction/Behavioral Health Services and Healthcare Reform, Recovery Support Services and Mutual Aid, Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian Behavioral Health Disparities, Behavioral Health Systems and Services Integration

Phone: (808) 956-6245
Email: clifford.bersamira@hawaii.edu


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Kathryn Braun*

Research Interest: Asian and Pacific Islander aging, End-of-life decision making; Minority health; Community-based research and evaluation

Phone: (808) 956-5768
Email: kbraun@hawaii.edu


Rachel Burrage

Research Interest: Indigenous well-being, Culture and mental health, Historical and collective trauma, Individual and community resilience

Phone: (808) 956-6240
Email: rburrage@hawaii.edu


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Meripa Godinet*

Research Interest: Juvenile delinquency prevention; Social and adjustment issues of Pacific Islander adolescents; Multi-culture and cross-culture issues

Phone: (808) 956-6239
Email: meripa@hawaii.edu


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Jing Guo*

Research Interest: Comparative family policy; Work, family and Gender; Migration and child education; Asian Americans, Immigrants and child welfare; Social policy and social services in China

Phone: (808) 956-2195
Email: jingguo@hawaii.edu


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Seunghye Hong*

Research Interest: Neighborhood Contexts; Immigration; Mental Health; Community-Based Practice; Research Methodology

Phone: (808) 956-4605
Email: shong9@hawaii.edu


Francie J. Julien-Chinn

Francie J. Julien-Chinn

Research Interest: Organizational and workforce issues in child welfare; Child welfare outcomes including: permanency; well-being; kinship; and foster care.

Phone: (808) 956-4929
Email: fjjc@hawaii.edu


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Yeonjung Jane Lee

Research Interest: Gerontology & productive aging, Health equity and disparities among disadvantaged older adults, Quantitative research

Phone: (808) 956-9614
Email: Yeonjung@hawaii.edu


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December Maxwell, MSW, PhD

Research Interest:  Maternal mental health during pregnancy, Prenatal mental health needs of survivors of sexual trauma, Perinatal mental health among indigenous populations, Indigenous women’s rights and equity, Integrated obstetric healthcare, Historical and generational trauma, Maternal role transition, Body modification by survivors of trauma, Specific needs of survivors of sexual trauma with a PTSD diagnosis

Phone: (808) 956-6127
E-mail: drmaxwel@hawaii.edu


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Rebecca Stotzer*

Research Interest: Hate Crimes; Violence; Sexuality and Gender Identity; Prejudice and Stereotypes; Oppression and Discrimination; Intergroup Conflict

Phone: (808) 956-6121
Email: rstotzer@hawaii.edu


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Amanda C. Yoshioka-Maxwell

Research Interest: Youth Homelessness, Former Foster Youth, HIV Risk, Drug Risks, Sex Risks, Social Network Analysis, Advanced Statistical Analysis

Phone: (808) 956-6244
Email: amandaym@hawaii.edu


*Asterisk indicates eligibility to Chair Dissertation Committees

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