Tenure-Line Faculty

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Contact Information

Yolianda Anyon

Yolianda Anyon

Associate Professor

Phone: 408-924-5800

Emily Bruce

Emily Bruce

Associate Professor

Phone: 408-924-5810

Ed Cohen

Ed Cohen

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5824

Amy D'Andrade

Amy D'Andrade

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5830

Sadhna Diwan

Sadhna Diwan

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5839

Laurie Drabble

Laurie Drabble

Professor and Associate Dean assigned to CHHS office

Nicole Dubus

Nicole Dubus

Associate Professor

Phone: 408-924-5809

Ruvani Fonseka

Ruvani Fonseka

Assistant Professor

Phone: 408-924-5800

Spartan

Moctezuma Garcia

Assistant Professor

Phone: 408-924-5800

Spartan

Mike Gorman

Associate Professor (Emeritus)

Meekyung Han

Meekyung Han

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5825

Na Youn Lee

Na Youn Lee

Assistant Professor

Phone: 408-924-5800

Peter A. Lee

Peter Allen Lee

Director and Professor

Phone: 408-924-5850

Sang E. Lee

Sang E. Lee

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5815

Kathy Lemon

Kathy Lemon

Associate Professor

Phone: 408-924-5854

Migdalia Reyes

Migdalia Reyes

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5468

Soma Sen

Soma Sen

Professor

Phone: 408-924-5851

Spartan

Jack Wall

Professor (Emeritus)

Jennifer Price Wolf

Jennifer Price Wolf

Associate Professor

Phone: 408-924-5800


Scholarship

Our faculty have wide-ranging research interests in areas such as child welfare, aging, mental health, immigrants and refugees, and health. Their research areas and a link to their websites where more details on their scholarly work and interests can be found, are below.

Name Primary Research Interests
Emily Bruce Child welfare practice and policy, specifically transition age youth leaving out-of-home care. 
Edward Cohen Mental health; international social work and SW education.
Amy D’Andrade Reunification in child welfare practice; service access and service delivery for parents with children in out-of-home care.
Sadhna Diwan

1) Delivery of Health, Mental Health, and Social Services for Frail Older People and their Families (Impact of Dementia & Depression, Needs/ Risk Assessment, Case Management, Resource Allocation and Service Utilization in Long-term Care).

2) Cultural Diversity and Well-being (impact of social integration and social capital on mental and physical health of immigrants).

Laurie Drabble Alcohol and drug issues among marginalized populations of women, with a special focus on sexual minority women's health and collaboration between addiction treatment and child welfare fields
Nicole Dubus The life course experiences of refugees; in particular, factors that create culturally-effective health and behavioral health services to refugees and forced migrants.
Mike Gorman Social Work and health, Global comparative social work human rights, HIV and public health, LGBT populations, qualitative research methods.
Meekyung Han 1) Issues related to mental health and general well-being among Asian Americans; and 2) enhancing culturally sensitive and competent social work practice with Asian populations.
Peter Allen Lee Psychological development and adjustment of Asian Americans, and ethnic groups in the child welfare and mental health systems,  Social work in community settings (i.e., Social Workers in the Library programs),  Social work education,  Leadership discovery
Sang E. Lee Dementia and caregiving in immigrant populations, including dementia knowledge and perceptions, family caregiving, home and community based service utilization, role of culture, and culturally competent research and practice 
Kathy Lemon I am interested in the phenomenon of workplace bullying and mobbing among faculty in higher education. 
Migdalia Reyes Coming soon
Soma Sen Understanding and addressing health disparities among marginalized groups;  HIV/AIDS prevalence among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), both nationally and internationally; social factors (such as race/ethnicity, gender, culture, stigma) that create the differential disease burden in society