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Alam, M.F. (2013). Bracing for and embracing difference in America's majority minority metropolis: Bangladeshi immigrant children coming of age in New York City. Oxford Journals/The British Journal of Social Work, 43(4), 631-650. doi: 1093/bjsw/bcr201. 
Alam, M.F. (2014).The subaltern writes back: Bangladeshi girls punctuating the equilibrium of patriarchy in NYC. Affilia: Journal of Women & Social Work, 29(3), 1-13. doi: 10.1177/0886109913519795
Baker, A.C. (2014). Eroding the wealth of women: Gender and the subprime foreclosure crisis. Social Service Review, 88(1), 59-91. doi: 10.1086/675391
Chahine, Z., Pecora, P.J., Sanders, D. & Wilson, D. (Eds.) (2013). Special Issue: Preventing severe maltreatment related injuries and fatalities: Applying a public health framework and innovative approaches to child protection.  Journal of Child Welfare, 92(2).
DeFraia, G., Lamb, G., Resnick, S., & McClure, T. (2014). Continuity of mental health care across military transitions. Social Work in Mental HealthSpecial Issue on Veterans’ Mental Health. Advance online publication, July, 2014. DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2013.870103)

DeVeaux, M. (2013). The trauma of the incarceration experience. Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Review, 48(1), 257-277.
Graybow, S. (2014). Putting social theory into clinical practice: Incorporating Fromm’s theory of ‘social character’ into a traditional psychodynamic treatment. Fromm Forum, 18, 33-39.
Hanesworth, C. (2014). People experiencing homelessness. In E.D. Giffords & K.R. Garber (Eds.), New perspectives on poverty: Policies, programs and practice (pp.133-181). Chicago: Lyceum Books.
Hughes, C. (2014). Uncivil  youth: Race, activism, and affirmative governmentality. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social Cultural and Political Protest. Advance online publication, doi: 10.1080/14742837.2014.944894

Lalayants, M. (2014). Parent representation model in child safety conferences. Child Welfare, 92(5), 107-136.
Lalayants, M., & Prince, J. D. (2013). Delinquency, depression, and substance abuse among child welfare-involved adolescents in the United States. Child Abuse & Neglect. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.08.008
Lalayants, M. (2013). Parent engagement in child safety conferences: The role of parent representatives. Child Welfare, 91(6), 9-42.
Lalayants, M. (2013). Multidisciplinary collaboration in child protective clinical consultations: Perceptions of best practices. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(3), 253-274. doi: 10.1080/15548732.2013.798245
Lalayants, M. (2013). Differential program evaluation model in child protection. Child Welfare, 91(4), 9-40. PMID: 23600171.
Meyers, A.  (2014) A call to child welfare: Protect children from sibling abuse. Qualitative Social Work. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1473325014527332

Orji, I. E. (2013). Conceptualizing ethics education under the joint JD/MSW degree program: An overview. Perspective on Social Work Journal, (9)2, 21-30.

Patterson, S.E. (2013, Spring/Summer). Turning the tide: Sex workers in the U.S. The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource.  Retrieved from
Berger, R., & Quiros, L. (2014). Supervision for trauma-informed practice. Traumatology: An International Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/h0099835
Quiros, L., & Dawson, B. (2013). The color paradigm: The impact of colorism on the racial identity and identification of Latinas. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(3), 287-297. doi:10.1080/10911359.2012.740342
Torres, D. & Estrine, S. (2013). Behavioural Health. In Mullen, E.J. (Ed.). Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work.  New York: Oxford University Press.  doi: 10.1093/OBO/9780195389678-0151
Van Sluytman, L.G. & Torres, D. (2014) Hidden or uninvited? A content analysis of elder LGBT of color literature in gerontology. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 57(2), doi: 10.1080/01634372.2013.877551


Bachi, K. (2014, January). An equine-facilitated prison based program: Effects of recidivism. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work Research, San Antonio, TX.
DeVeaux, M. (2013, July). Language, labeling, and justice work. Paper presented at the Soros, Justice Fellowships Conference,  Marina Del Rey, CA.
DeVeaux, M. (2014, March). ‘Criminal’ justice social work in the United States: Fulfilling the obligation of social work. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Prison Studies Group, New York, NY.
Duro, A. & Haberfeld, M.  (2014, June).  Law enforcement responses to U.S.  sex trafficking:  A proposal for randomized control trial.  Paper presented at the International Conference on The Rule of Law in an Era of Change:  Security, Social Justice and Inclusive Governance, Athens, Greece. 
Duro, A.  (2014, April).  Law enforcement responses to sex trafficking:  Current challenges and future goals.  Paper presented at Columbia University Conference on Seeds of Sex and Violence:  From East to West.  Columbia Child Rights, New York, NY.

Graybow, S. (2014, April). Privatization and psychoanalysis: The impact of neo-liberalism on Freud’s tool of social justice. Paper presented at Left Forum, New York, NY.
Meyers, A. (2013, December). All in the Family: Sibling Abuse Trauma. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Co-Occurring Conference: Pathways to Healthier Children. Long Island, NY.
Oviedo, S. (2014, June). Global kids organizing in the global city: Generating social capital in immigrant youth. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Global Well Being Conference: Global Youth: Understanding Challenges, Identifying Solutions, Offering Hope, Lancaster, PA.
Torres, D. (2014, March). Disasters, disabilities, and dislocations: Interrogating ideologies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Paper presented at the Race, Gender, Class Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Torres, D. (2014, February). Laboring in the Shadows: Offenders and cultural capital in depleted communities. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, Baltimore, MD. 
Vann, M. (2014, March). Ex-offender employment, reentry, and recidivism: A critical literature review. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Prison Studies Group, New York, NY.
Wong, K. (2014, October). Women in transnationalism: Experiences of Chinese immigrant women in the US. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Diversity Challenge: Racial or Ethnic Discrimination across the Lifespan, Boston, MA.