DEI Resources

School of Social Work’s Race, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Video Playlist

King of the World Podcast

King of the World Podcast

A seven-part podcast series about a Pakistani American Muslim teenager who comes of age post-9/11

Tools for Social Workers

  1. Profession: A Systematic Review of the Literature on Antigay Bias, Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services Jill M. Chonody & Kenneth Scott Smith(2013)The State of the Social Work,25:3,326-361,DOI:

  2. Equity vs. Invisibility: Sexual Orientation Issues in Social Work Ethics and Curricula Standards, Social Work Education. Nick J. Mulé(2006).25:6,608-622,DOI:

  3. The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Practice: Views and Experiences of Social Workers and Students. Gilligan, P. (2005). British Journal of Social Work,36(4), 617-637. doi:

Strategies & Tools for the Classroom and Institutions of Higher Education

    1. CSWE Educator Resources
    2. Disability-Competent Care Resources
    3. How One School is taking action against racism in academic

    4. Exploring faculty and staff development of cultural competence through communicative learning in an online diversity course.

    5. Making diversity “everyone’s business”: A discourse analysis of institutional responses to student activism for equity and inclusion.
    6. Be Anti-Racist in Academic. Here are some ideas:
    7. Harvard Business Review: Academia is not a safe place for conversations about race

School of Social Work Faculty Research Publications

  1. Structural Racism in Schools: A View through the Lens of the National School Social Work Practice Model
    [Crutchfield, Jandel, Phillippo, Kate L, Frey, Andy]. Children & Schools. 1-7. "National Association of Social Workers".

  2. Depression and suicide risk at the cross-section of sexual orientation and gender identity for high school youth
    [Guz, Samantha, Kattari, Shanna K, Atteberry-Ash, Brittanie, Klemmer, Carey, Call, Jarrod, Kattari, Leo]. Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Advance online publication, DOI:
  3. “What I ended up doing with the feelings was just bottling them up:” Qualitatively examining the impact of microaggressions on racial/ethnic minorities
    [Speer, Rachel, Atteberry-Ash, Brittanie, Kattari, Shanna K, Gupta, R]. Perspective on Social Work. 15(2), 16-29.
  4. Sexual identity and protesting among college students exploring political distinctiveness mediation factors
    [Swank, E, Atteberry-Ash, B, Coulombe, S, Woodford, M]. Social Justice Research. 33, 352-378. DOI:
  5. At the intersection of culture: Ethnically diverse dementia caregivers’ service use
    [Richardson, VE, Fields, NL, Won, S, Bradley, E, Gibson, A, Rivera, G, Holmes, S]. Dementia. 18(5), 1790–1809. DOI:

  6. The “undeserving poor,” racial bias, and Medicaid coverage of African Americans
    [Snowden, Lonnie, Graaf, Genevieve]. 45(3), 130-142. DOI:
  7. Advocacy Practice for Social Justice (4th edition)
    [Hoefer, Richard]. Book. (4th ed), 250. New York, New York: "Oxford University Press".

  8. Adverse childhood experiences and mental and physical health disparities: The moderating effect of race and implications for social work
    [LaBrenz, CatherineA, O'Gara, JaimieL, Panisch, LisaS, Larkin, Heather, ]. Social Work in Health Care. DOI:
  9. Black-white disparities in social and behavioral determinants of health index and their associations with self-rated health and functional limitations in older adults
    [Rhee, TaehoGreg, Lee, Kathy, Schensul, Jean J.]. Journal of Gerontology. glaa264, DOI:
  10. Supports and gaps in federal policy for addressing racial and ethnic disparities among long-term care facility residents
    [Mauldin, Rebecca, Lee, Kathy, Tang, Weizhou, Herrera, Sarah, Williams, Antwan C]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.

  11. The Ableist Privilege Activity: An Active Learning Classroom Exercise
    [Bowers, P.H., Boyas, J.F., Mitschke, Diane B]. Research & Reviews: Journal of Social Sciences.

  12. Predictors of graduation and criminal recidivism: Findings from a drug court that primarily serves African Americans
    [Gallagher, J.R., Wahler, E.A., Nordberg, Anne Elizabeth]. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

  13. African diasporan experiences of U.S. police violence: An exploration of identity and counter-narratives
    [Nordberg, A., Meshesha, B.]. The British Journal of Social Work.

  14. African American participants’ suggestions on eliminating racial disparities in graduation rates: Implications for drug court practice
    [Gallagher, J. R., Nordberg, A.]. Journal for Advancing Justice. 1(1), 89-108.
  15. Comparing and contrasting White and African American participants’ lived experiences in drug court 
    [Gallagher, JohnR., Nordberg, Anne]. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. 14(2), 100-119. DOI: