Current PhD Students

Jessica Cassidy

Fall 2020

Jessica Cassidy

"Jessica’s research interests at the doctoral level are centered around environmental gerontology and bottom up community interventions."

Fall 2020

Rebecca Cole

"Rebecca’s research interests are social workers with more than one income and social work in the law enforcement field related to crisis intervention."

Modesty Ekueku

Fall 2020

Modesty Ekueku

"Modesty’s is specifically interested in exploring the correlation (if any) between bullying in schools and mental health.."

Marzieh Hooseinpoor

Fall 2020

Marzieh Hooseinpoor

"Marzieh’s research interest is on Immigration and Cultural Differences, and the effect of it among Adolescent immigrants."

Alan Kunz Lomelin

Fall 2020

Alan Kunz Lomelin

"Alan’s research interests include mental health treatment, mental health disparities in latinx populations, integrated healthcare models, criminal rehabilitation, and forensic social work."

Ricka Mammah

Fall 2020

Ricka Mammah

"Ricka’s research interests at the doctoral level are centered around Mental Healthcare for Minorities, Domestic Violence, Multicultural Issues in Social Work, Culturally Competent Practices, and International Social Development."

Fall 2020

Erica Robinson

Gabrielle Scott

Fall 2020

Gabrielle Scott

"Gabrielle’s research focus is on addiction and mental health."

Ahmed Alanazi

Fall 2019

Ahmed Alanazi

Ahmed's research interests oriented around suicide prevention, drug addiction, trauma-informed care, mental illness, and empowerment for marginalized population.

Zhirui Chen

Fall 2019

Zhirui Chen

"Zhirui’s research interests include aging, end-of-life care, bereavement, Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, home- and community-based services, and family caregiving."

Sarah Herrera

Fall 2019

Sarah Herrera

"Sarah's research interests include educational justice, feminist theory, critical race theory, activist mental health, and social work education."

Christine Highfill

Fall 2019

Christine Highfill

"Christine’s research interest is Military- Connected Spousal Abuse."

Steven Moore

Fall 2019

Steven Moore

"Steven's research interests include recidivism in prisons, dual diagnoses with PTSD and substance abuse, hospital readmission prevention, domestic violence prevention, military family reunification, suicide prevention, and aging disability services."

Mansi Patel

Fall 2019

Mansi Patel

"Mansi's research interests include criminal justice reform, sentencing disparities in justice involved people, women offenders, restorative justice, and advocacy."

Amanda Ryan

Fall 2019

Amanda Ryan

Amanda's research interests include mental health, substance abuse, and community health.

Zachary Tarbet

Fall 2019

Zachary Tarbet

"Zachary’s current research interests include mental health, substance abuse, veterans issues and program analysis."

Erin Findley

2018 Cohort

Erin Findley

"UTA is helping me get where I want to be by providing support and connecting me to people in my prospective field."

James Craig Keaton

2018 Cohort

Craig Keaton

"UTA is helping me get where I want to be by providing support and connecting me to people in my prospective field."

Jessica Williams

2018 Cohort

Jessica Williams

"UTA is helping me get where I want to be by providing support and connecting me to people in my prospective field."

Sarah Robinson

2017 Cohort

Sarah Robinson

Kelli Rogers

2017 Cohort

Kelli Rogers

Erin Roark Murphy

2016 Cohort

Erin Murphy

Nibedita Shrestha

2016 Cohort

Nidbedita Shrestha