Previous Seminars

Fall AY 13-14 - Dr. Raymond Knight

Dr. Raymond KnightDr. Raymond Knight of Brandeis University presented new research on the role of coercive fantasies in rape and sadism, research that provided evidence against the proposed inclusion of a new syndrome - Paraphilic Coercive Disorder - in the DSM-5. Professor Knight is a developmental and experimental psychopathologist who currently serves on the Executive Boards of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy and the Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. 


Spring AY 12-13 - Drs. Peter Lee & Lili Luo

Flyer advertising Lee and Luo forumDrs. Peter Lee and Lili Luo along with their community team presented on their CASA Incentive Grant-funded evaluation of their Social Workers in the Library (SWITL) project. A collaboration involving the San José Public Library, the National Association of Social Workers, and professional social workers, the SWITL program seeks ways to increase access to social services by providing consultation and information regarding local agencies and programs to the community. 


Fall AY 12-13 - Dr. Lonnie Snowden

Lonnie SnowdenDr. Snowden is Professor of the Graduate School in the School of Public Health’s Health Policy and Management Program at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Snowden’s research focuses on mental health and other health services disparities in access and quality of care, and on understanding disparities from social and health policy and systems perspectives. He has published more than 145 peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters, and his research has been continuously grant-supported for more than 25 years by awards from the National Institute of Mental Health and other sources.


Spring AY 11-12 - Dr. Alessandro De Giorgi

Alessandro De GiorgiDr. Alessandro De Giorgi, Associate Professor of Justice Studies at SJSU, spoke at the first CASA CARHS Research Forum, leading an informative conversation about his scholarship and experiences as a researcher on social justice issues. Co-sponsored by Graduate Studies & Research and the Center for Faculty Development.