Publications by PhD Students


Publications by PhD Students


Megan Ebor 

Ebor, M., Murray, A.,Gaul, Z., & Sutton,
M. (2015). HIV awareness and knowledge among viewers of a documentary film
about HIV among racial- or ethnic-minority older adults. Health & Social
Work [
Advanced Access published June 9, 2015].

Megan Holmes

Clapp J.D., Reed, M.B, Min, J.W., Shillington, A.M., Croff, J., Holmes, M.R., Trim, R. (2009). Blood alcohol concentrations among bar patrons: A multi-level study of drinking behavior.

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 104(3), 272-273.

Clapp, J.D., Ketchi, J.M., Reed, M.B., Shillington, A.M., Lange, J.E., Holmes, M.R. (2008).

Three exploratory studies of college theme parties. Drug and Alcohol Review, 27 (5), 509-518.

Clapp, J.D., Holmes, M.R., Reed, M.B., Shillington, A.M., Freisthler, B. (2007).

Measuring college students’ alcohol consumption in natural drinking environments: Field methodologies for bars and parties. Evaluation Review. 31(5), 469-489.

Clapp, J.D., Min, J.W., Shillington, A.M., Reed, M., Lange, J.E., and Holmes, M.R. (2006).

Environmental and Individual Predictors of Error in Field Estimates of BAC: A Multi-Level Analysis. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(4), 620-627.

Clapp, J.D., Reed, M.B., Holmes, M. R., Lange, J.E., & Voas, R.B. (2006).

Drunk in Public, Drunk in Private: The Relationship Between College Students’ Drinking Environments and Alcohol Consumption. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 32, 275-285.

Clapp, J.D., Holmes, M. R., Reed, M., Lange, J.E., and Voas, R.B. (2006). An Evaluation of an Environmental College Alcohol Promotion Control Campaign. Journal of American College Health, 67(4), 620-627.

Rachel Kaplan
Kaplan, RL. (in press). Caregiving mothers of children with impairments: coping and support in Russia.

Disability and Society, 25(6).

Kaplan RL, Linos, N., & Khawaja, M. (in press).

Husband’s control and sexual coercion within marriage: findings from a population-based survey in Egypt. Violence Against Women.

Chibber KS, Kaplan RL, Padian N.S., Anderson S.J., Ling P., Acharya N., Van Dyke C., & Krishnan S. (2008).

A Common Pathway toward Women's Health. Global Public Health, 3(1):26-38.

Kaplan RL. (2006). Book Review: "On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era." Journal of Middle East Women's Studies, 2(3):105-107.

Bum Jung Kim

Kim, B.J., & Sung, K.T. (in press). Repaying for the Kindness of Mothers in Their Old Age. Educational Gerontology.

Kim, B.J., & Torres-Gil, F.M. (in press). Social Security and its Impact on Older Latinos.
Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Kim, B.J., & Lee, H.J. (in press). Increasing Immigrants and Challenges to South Korea: Lessons from the U.S.A. Korean Journal of Social Welfare Research.

Kim, B.J. (in press). Social Security Disability Insurance. In Marth Sajatovic & Sana Loue (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health.


Sung, K.T. & Kim, B.J. (Eds.).(2010). Advancing Social Welfare in South Korea: Challenges and Ways.

Seoul, South Korea: Jinmoon Dang.

Sung, K.T., Kim, B.J., & Torres-Gil, F.M. (2010).

Respectfully Treating the Elderly: Affective and Behavioral Forms of American Young Adults. Educational Gerontology, 36(2), 127-147.

Kim, B.J., & Torres-Gil, F.M. (2009).

Aging and Immigration throughout Other Eyes: The Case of South Korea (With a Look at Italy and Germany). Generations: A Journal of American Society on Aging, 32(4), 80-86.

Sung, K.T., & Kim, B.J. (Eds.). (2009). Respect for the Elderly: Implications for Human Service Providers. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Dustianne North

L., North, D., & Lin, A. (in press). Home Care in California: Issues beyond the State Budget. Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Program, UCLA, Home Care Research Working Group.

North, D. (2008). Data Suites and Digest: Cultural Employment, Professions, and Entrepreneurs. In Anheier, H. & Isar, R. (Eds). Cultures and Globalization Series, Volume 2: The Cultural Economy. Sage Publications: Newbury Park.

Jennifer Sheppard Payne
Payne, J.S. (2009). Variations in Pastor’s Perceptions of the Etiology of Depression by Race and Religious Affiliation: Findings from the Clergy Depressive Counseling Survey. Community Mental Health Journal, 45(5), 355-365.

Kang, S.-Y., Howard, D., Kim, J., Payne, J. S., Wilton, L., Kim, W., et al. (2010). English language proficiency and lifetime mental health service utilization in a national representative sample of Asian Americans in the USA [Electronic Version]. J Public Health, 1-9. Retrieved March 3, 2010 from

Payne, J.S. (2008). “Saints Don’t Cry”: Exploring the Characterization of Depression As Expressed by African-American Pentecostal Preachers. Journal of African American Studies, 12(3), 215-228.

Cindy Sangalang

Sangalang C.C. & Gee G.C. (In press). Depression and anxiety among Asian Americans: The effects of social support and strain. Social Work.

Abrams, L.S., Shannon, S., & Sangalang, C.C. (2007). Transition services for incarcerated youth: A mixed-methods study. Children and Youth Services Review, 30, 522-535.

Susan Snyder

Abrams, L. & Snyder, S.M. (in press) Youth offender reentry: Models for intervention and directions for future inquiry. Children and Youth Services Review.

Snyder, S.M. & Freisthler, B. (in press) A re nonprofit density and nonprofit expenditures related to youth deviance? Children and Youth Services Review.

Dianne (Fields) Terry
Fields, D. & Abrams, L.S. (2010). Gender differences in the perceived needs and barriers of youth offenders preparing for community reentry. Child and Youth Care Forum. DOI: 10.1007/s10566-010-9102-x

Lianne Urada

Morisky, D.E., Lyu, S., Urada, L. (2010). The role of non-formal education in combating the HIV epidemic in the Philippines and Taiwan. Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 3(4), 335-357.

Natale, A.P, Biswas, B., Urada, L., & Scheyett, A. M. (2010). Global HIV and AIDS: Calling all social work educators, Social Work Education, 29(1), 27-47.

Urada, L., Morisky, D., & Malow, R. (2009). Emerging adults vs. older groups: Effects on HIV Risk in female Filipino sex workers.

In L. Passero & C. Sgariglia (Eds.), Sexual risk behaviors, New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Urada, L., Thomas, T., Morisky, D., & Malow, R. (2008).

An expanded community-based HIV prevention program in the Philippines. In B. Stanton, J. Galbraith, & L. Kaljee (Eds.), The uncharted path from clinic-based to community-based research (pp.104-122),

New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Thomas, T., Urada, L., Morisky, D., & Malow, R. (2009). Best practice example: A low-level prevalence country and the male population. In C. Pope, R. White, & R. Malow (Eds.), HIV/AIDS: Global frontiers in prevention/intervention (pp.137-148). New York: Routledge.


Andrea Witkin
Witkin, A., Milburn, N., May, S., Brooks, R., & Rotheram-Borus, M.J., (in press). Homeless and Runaway Youth in Los Angeles County. Youth and Society.