Current PhD Students
Research Interests: Posttraumatic stress disorder, military sexual trauma, assessment & treatment of trauma, suicide, veterans, gender-based violence, translational research, evidence-based interventions, factory analysis, measurement invariance, item response theory.
Research Interests: Mental health implications of racial trauma, intragroup discrimination, acculturation gap among communities of color.
View Full Profile I Email: Myra.Garcia@utah.edu
Research Interests: Issues in child welfare: technology, social entrepreneurship, international child protection, public policy.
Research Interests: Motivation, resistance, and change trajectories among treatment refusal adolescent and adult populations across a variety of social work practice settings.
Research Interests: Agency evaluation, brain research, refugees.
Research Interests: Criminal justice, juvenile justice, developmental disabilities within criminal and juvenile justice, high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), attitudinal change, highly polarized political topics, policy change.
Research Interests: Trauma, macro level implementataion of trauma-informed practices, policy and practice, social justice.
View Full Profile I Email: Kara.Patin@utah.edu
Research Interests: Identifying risk and improving how we make informative service decisions for our at-risk youth and homeless populations.
Research Interests: Veterans and veteran mental health and transitional issues, military mental health issues.
Research Interests: Student-teacher relationships of care, school-to-prison pipeline, restorative justice practices, adolescent delinquency, and diversity & ethnic studies.