Recent Faculty Publications

Additional faculty publication information can be found within the Social Work Program Directory listings for individual faculty members. 

Cohen, J.W. & Brooks, R.A. (2014). Confronting school bullying: Kids, culture, and the making of a social problem. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.

Cohen, J.W., Champion, D.R., & Martin, R. (forthcoming, 2014). Gender and crime: Addressing threats to construct validity in criminological research. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, 14(6).

Cohen, J.W., & Maurino, J.P. (2014). Multiple masculinities and intersecting identities: Introduction to a special issue. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 22(2), 87-88.

Maurino, J.P., & Cohen, J.W. (2013). Introduction: Celebrating twenty years of scholarship in men and masculinities. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 21(2), 95-96.
Beaulaurier, R., Fortuna, K., Lind, D. & Emlet, C. A. (2014). Attitudes and stereotypes regarding older women and HIV risk. Journal of Women and Aging, 26, 351–368. DOI:10.1080/08952841.2014.933648
Emlet, C. A. (2014). Current knowledge and future directions on aging and HIV research. Behavioral Medicine, 40, 143-148. doi: 10.1080/08964289.2014.935235
Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Hoy-Ellis, C., Goldsen, J. & Emlet, C. A. & Hooyman, N. (2014). Key competencies and strategies for culturally competent practice with LGBT older adults and their families in the health and human services: Creating a vision for the future. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 57(2-4), 80-107. DOI:10.1080/01634372.2014.890690

Harris, M. S. (2014). History of social work in the United States. In C. D. Kock, C. V. Kerckhove, & E. Vens (Eds.), Social work in an international perspective: History, views, diversity and human rights (pp. 267-284). London: Garant Publishers.

Harris, M. S. (2014). Racial disproportionality in child welfare. New York: Columbia University Press.

Harris, M. S. (2014). Group therapy at a prison for women: A therapist’s perspective. Smith College Studies in Social Work, 84, 40-54.

Harris, M. S. (2013). African American perspectives: Family dynamics, health care issues and the role of ethnic identity. Hauppauge, NY : Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Harris, M. S. (2013). African American families in kinship care. In M. S. Harris (Ed.), African American perspectives: Family dynamics, health care issues and the role of ethnic identity (pp. 21-36). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Vysotsky, Stanislav and Eric Madfis. (Forthcoming 2014). "White Supremacist Stigma Management and Legitimation via Anti-Immigration Activism: The Case of the Keystone State Skinheads." Chapter in The Criminalization of Immigration, edited by Rich Furman and Alissa Ackerman. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Levenson, Jill, Ackerman, Alissa R., & Harris, Andrew J. (in press). Catch me if you can: An analysis of fugitive sex offenders. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment.

Furman, Rich, Ackerman, Alissa R., Iwamoto, Derek Kenji, Negi, Nalini, & *Mondragon, Gladys. (accepted for publication). Undocumented Latino immigrant men at risk. Social Development Issues.

Alvarez, A.R., & Lazzari, M. (2013).  The application of relational cultural theory to mentoring of feminist academics. In N. Domingues & Y. Gandert (Eds.), 6th Annual Mentoring Conference Proceedings: Impact and Effectiveness of Developmental Relationships. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico.

Ackerman, Alissa R. & Furman, Rich. (2013). The Immigration Detention Center as a “Natural” Culmination of the Criminalization of Immigration: Implications for Justice. Contemporary Justice Review.

Martin, R., Cohen, J.W., & Champion, D. (2013). Conceptualization, operationalization, construct validity, and truth in advertising in criminological research. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Criminology, 5(1) 1-38

Madfis, Eric. (Forthcoming 2013). "Averting School Rampage: Student Intervention amid a Persistent Code of Silence." Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Arluke, Arnold, and Eric Madfis. (Forthcoming 2013). "Animal Abuse as a Warning Sign of School Massacres: A Critique and Refinement." Homicide Studies.

Madfis, Eric and Tammi Arford. (Forthcoming 2013). "The Dilemmas of Embodied Symbolic Representation: Regret in Contemporary American Tattoo Narratives." The Social Science Journal.

Ackerman, Alissa R. & Furman, Rich (eds.). (2013). The Criminalization of Immigration: Contexts and Consequences. Carolina Academic Press.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Cook-Danials, L., Kim, H-J., Erosheva, E. A., Emlet, C. A., Hoy-Ellis, C., Goldsen, J. & Muraco, A. The Physical and Mental Health of Transgender Older Adults: An At-Risk and Underserved Population. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnt021

Sacks, Meghan & Ackerman, Alissa R. (2013). Bail and Sentencing: Does Pretrial Detention Lead to Harsher Punishment? Criminal Justice Policy Review.  Available onlineFirst - DOI: 10.1177/0887403412461501

Brennan, D. J.,Emlet, C. A., Brennenstuhl, S. & Rueda, S. (2013). Sociodemographic profile of older adults with HIV/AIDS: Gender and sexual orientation differences. Canadian Journal on Aging, 32(1) 31-43.

Ackerman, Alissa R., Sacks, Meghan & *Osier, Lindsay. (2013). The experiences of registered sex offenders with Internet registries in three states. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 52(1), 29-45.

Emlet, C. A., Brennan, D.J., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, T. A. Rourke, S. B. (2013). Protective and Risk Factors Associated with Stigma in a Population of Older Adults Living with HIV in Ontario Canada. AIDS Care. DOI:10.1080/09540121.2013.774317

Emlet, C. A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., & Kim, H-J. (2013). Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Heath-Related Quality of Life In Older Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV Disease. The Gerontologist. Advanced Access, doi: 10.1093/geront/gns191.

Harris, M. S. (2013, January 25). Embracing diversity: Reflecting on the legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Inside DSHS, 1-2. Retrieved from http://exec.wa.lcl/InsideDSHS/graphics/SmWhatsNews2.pngq

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Emlet, C. A. , Kim, H-J. Muraco, A., Erosheva, E. A. & Goldsen, J. (2012). The Physical and Mental Health of Lesbian, Gay Male and Bisexual (LGB) Older Adults: The Role of Key Health Indicators and Risk and Protective Factors. The Gerontologist, 53, 664-675 doi:10.1093/geront/gns123 [Recipient of the Editorʼs Choice Award].

Casey, E.A., Carlson, J.C., Fraguela-Rios, C., Kimball, E., Neugut, T., Tolman, R., & Edleson, J. (in press) Context, challenges, and tensions in global efforts to engage men in the prevention of violence against women: An ecological analysis. Men and Masculinities.

Masters, T., Casey, E.A., Morrison, D. & Wells, E. (in press). Sexual scripts among young heterosexual men and women: Processes of conformity and change. Journal of Sex Research. PubMed ID: 22489683

Carlson, J.C.,Casey, E.A., Edleson, J. & Tolman, R., Neugut, T. & Kimball, E. (in press). Strategies to engage men and boys in violence prevention: a global organizational perspective. Violence Against Women.

Casey, E.A. & Nurius, P.S. (2012) Acquaintance sexual assault and sexual harassment treatment and prevention among teens. The School Services Sourcebook (2nd Ed). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ackerman, Alissa R. & Furman, Rich. (2012). Community based management for sex offenders in the US: An evidence based evaluation. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 7(2), 591-604.

Casey, E.A. (forthcoming) Reaching the men: Proactively engaging men and boys in efforts to reduce and end violence against women. In B. Sipe & E.J. Hall, I am not your victim: Anatomy of domestic violence, 2nd Ed. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Muschert, Glenn W. & Madfis, Eric. (forthcoming 2013). Fear of School Violence and the Dominance of Risk Control in the Post-Columbine Era. Chapter in The Columbine Effect: Fear and the Expansion of School Antiviolence Policy, edited by Glenn W. Muschert, Stuart Henry, Nicole L. Bracy, and Anthony A. Peguero. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Madfis, Eric & Jack Levin. (forthcoming 2012). School Rampage in International Perspective: The Salience of Cumulative Strain Theory. Chapter in School Shootings: International Research, Case Studies, and Concepts for Prevention, edited by Nils Bckler, Wilhelm Heitmeyer, Peter Sitzer, and Thorsten Seeger. New York, N.Y.: Springer.

Furman, Rich, Ackerman, Alissa R., Negi, Nalini (2012). Undocumented Latino Immigrant Men in the United States: Policy and Practice Considerations. International Social Work, 55(6), 816-822.

Levin, Jack & Madfis, Eric. (2012) Cultivating Bias in the Media: Problematic Presentations and Future Prospects. Pp. 239-247, The Harms of Crime Media: Essays on the Perpetuation of Racism, Sexism and Class Stereotypes, edited by Denise L. Bissler and Joan L. Conners. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company Inc.

Harris, Andrew J., Levenson, Jill S., & Ackerman, Alissa R. (2012). Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S.: Behind the Numbers. Crime and Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128712443179

Madfis, Eric. (November 2012) Across Crimes, Criminals, and Contexts: Traps along the Troubled Path towards a General Theory of Crime. Critical Criminology 20(4): 429-445.

Ackerman, Alissa R., Levenson, Jill S., & Harris, Andrew J. (2012).  How many sex offenders really live among us? Adjusted counts and population rates in five U.S. states. Journal of Crime and Justice. DOI:10.1080/0735648X.2012.666407

Furman, Rich, Kaufman, Elke, & Ackerman, Alissa R. (2012). Men at Risk in a Global World: Challenges for a Trasnational Social Work. Transnational Social Review: A Social Work Journal, 2(1), 83-96.

Cohen, J.W. & Martin, R. (2012). The four dimensions of gender. In D. McDonald & A. Miller (eds.), Race, gender, and criminal justice: Equality and justice for all? (pp. 17-34). San Diego, CA: Cognella. 

Ackerman, Alissa R. & Sacks, Meghan. (2012). Can General Strain Theory be used to explain recidivism among registered sex offenders? Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(3), 187-193.

Sacks, Meghan & Ackerman, Alissa R. (2012). Pretrial detention and guilty pleas: If they can't afford bail they must be guilty! Criminal Justice Studies, 25, 265-278.

Crofoot, T. L., & Harris, M. S. (2012). An Indian Child Welfare perspective on disproportionality in child welfare. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 1667-1674.

Ackerman, Alissa R. & Khan, Bilal (2012). Assessing reporting patterns of child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church using discontinuities in model parameter timeseries. Social Science Research, 41(2),253-262.

Furman, Rich, Ackerman, Alissa R., Loya, Melody, Jones, Susanna , Negi, Nalini. (2012). The criminalization of immigration: Value conflicts for the social work profession. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 39, 169-185.

Garner, M.D.(2012). The Social Work Integral Model (SWIM): A tool for conceptualizing the place for religious/spiritual/nonspiritual worldviews in practice. Religion and Spirituality Clearinghouse, a publication of the Council on Social Work Education. 1-e11. Available at

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I & Emlet, C. A. (2012). Health disparities among LGBT older adults living with HIV. Aging Today Online. Available at:

Casey, E.A. & Ohler, K.  (2012) Being a positive bystander:  Male anti-violence allies’  experiences of ‘stepping up.’  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 62-83.

Collins, S. E., Malone,D. K., Clifasefi, S. L., Ginzler, J.,Garner, M. D., Burlingham, B., Lonczak, H. S., Dana, E. A., Kirouac, M., Tanzer, K., Hobson, W. G., Marlatt, G. A., & Larimer, M. E. (2012). Housing First for chronically homeless individuals with alcohol problems: Within-subjects analyses of 2-year alcohol trajectories.American Journal of Public Health 102(3), 511-519. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300403

Emlet, C. A. & Moceri, J.T. (2012). The Importance of Social Connectedness in Building Age-Friendly Communities. Journal of Aging Research, 2012, Article ID 173247, 9 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/173247

Furman, Rich & Kinn, Julie (2011) Practical Tips for Publishing Scholarly Articles: Writing and Publishing in the Helping Professions, Lyceum Books, 2nd edition.

Garner, M. D. (2011). Practice Reconsidered: The Social Work Integral Model. Families in Society, 92(3), 255-261. doi: 10.1606/1044-3894.4128

Ackerman, Alissa R., Harris, Andrew, Levenson, Jill, & Zgoba, Kristen. (2011). Who are the people in your neighborhood? A descriptive analysis of individuals on public sex offender registries. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 34, 149–159.

Ackerman, Alissa R., Meghan Sacks & David F. Greenberg (2011): Legislation Targeting Sex Offenders: Are Recent Policies Effective in Reducing Rape?, Justice Quarterly, DOI:10.1080/07418825.2011.566887

Harris, M. S., & Bonney, S. (2011, November). Diversity and clinical social work. Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work Newsletter, pp. 10-11.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Kim, H.-J., Emlet, C. A., Muraco, A., Erosheva, E. A., Hoy-Ellis, C. P., Goldsen, J., Petry, H. (2011). The Aging and Health Report: Disparities and Resilience among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults.Seattle: Institute for Multigenerational Health.

Brennan, D. J., Emlet, C.A., & Eady, A. (2011). HIV, Sexual Health, and Psychosocial Issues Among Older Adults Living with HIV in North America. Ageing International, 33(3), 313-333 DOI 10.1007/s12126-011-9111-6.

Young, D.S. (2011). Vocational education for incarcerated women: One piece of the puzzle. In R.F. Mattucci (Ed.), Vocational Education in Correctional Facilities: An Anthology of Personal Perspectives. San Bernardino, CA: University of San Bernardino Press.

Young, D.S. & Mattuci, R.F. (2011). Enhancing the Vocational Skills of Incarcerated Women Through a Plumbing Maintenance Program. In R.F. Mattucci (Ed.),Vocational Education in Correctional Facilities: An Anthology of Personal Perspectives. San Bernardino, CA: University of San Bernardino Press.

Young, D.S. (2011). Introduction. In R.F. Mattucci (Ed.), Vocational Education in Correctional Facilities: An Anthology of Personal Perspectives. San Bernardino, CA: University of San Bernardino Press.

Finn, J. (Spring, 2011). Supporting foster families with internet and communications technology. CW 360. 17. Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare. School of Social Work, University of Minnesota.

Harris, M.S. (2011).Understanding disproportionality and child welfare. In N.Parsons-Pollard (Ed.), Disproportionate minority contact: Current issues and policies (pp. 123-137). Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press.

Harris, M.S. (2011). Adult attachment typology in a sample of high-risk mothers. Smith College Studies in Social Work, 81(1), 41-61.

Finn, J., Garner, M.D. & Wilson, J. (2010). Volunteer and user evaluation of the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline. Evaluation and Program Planning. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2010.09.002.

Furman, R. (2010). Social work practice with men at-risk. New York: Columbia University Press.

Emlet, C.A. (2010).Using a Standardized Patient Approach to Enhance Clinical Skills in Gerontological Social Work. Journal of Social Work Education, 46(3), 443-451.

Casey, E.A. (2010) Strategies for engaging men as anti-violence allies: Implications for ally movements. Advances in Social Work, 11, 267-282.

Finn, J. & Barak, A. (2010). A descriptive study of ethapists attitudes, ethics, and practice. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, March, 1-10. DOI: 10.1080/14733140903380847.

Negi, N., & Furman, R. (2010). (eds.). Transnational social work practice. New York: Columbia University Press.

Emlet, C.A., Tozay, S., & Raveis, V. (2010). “I’m not going to die from the AIDS”: Resilience in Aging with HIV Disease. The Gerontologist. doi:10.1093/geront/gnq060.

Young, D.S. & Mienko, J.A. (2010, August). Annotated Bibliography: Families and children affected by incarceration. Available online at Alberta Centre for Child, Family, & Community Research:

Finn, J. & Steele, T. (2010). Online self-help /mutual aid groups in mental health practice. In Brown, L.D. & Wituk, S. (Eds.). Mental health self-help: Consumer and family initiatives. 87-105. New York: Springer.

Furman, R., Langer, C. L., & Taylor, B. (2010). Analyzing narratives through poetic forms and structures in gerontology: Applying new tools in qualitative research. Journal of Poetry Therapy, (2), 61-71.

Casey, E.A. & Smith, T.* (2010). “How can I not?” Men’s pathways to involvement in anti-violence against women work. Violence Against Women, 16, 953-973.

Furman, R., & Negi, N. (2010). (eds.). Social work practice with Latinos: Key issues and emerging themes. Chicago: Lyceum Books.

Hung, W. C., Smith, T. J., Harris, M. S., & Lockard, J. (2010). Development research of a teachers’ educational performance support system: The practices of design, development, and evaluation. Educational Technology Research and Development, 58, 61-80.

Casey, E.A. & Beadnell, B. (2010). The structure of male adolescent peer networks and risk for intimate partner violence perpetration: Findings from a national sample. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39, 620-633.

Ceglowski, D., Shears, J., Furman, R., & Garner, M. (2010). “I want child care he’s going to be happy in”: A case study of a father’s child care experiences. Early Education and Development, 21(1), 1-20.

Lindhorst, T.P., Casey, E.A. & Meyers, M.   (2010).  Frontline worker responses to domestic violence disclosure in public welfare offices.  Social Work, 55, 235-243.

Emlet, C. A. (2010). HIV-infected and HIV-affected midlife and older persons. In C. C. Poindexter (Ed.) Handbook of HIV and social work: Principles, practice and populations (pp. 253-269). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Lewis, C. W, Shears, J., & Furman, R. (2010). An in-depth examination into the status of minority teachers in U.S. public schools: Crisis and strategies for improvement. Teacher Education and Practice, 23(1), 88-102.

Casey, E.A., Brown, R., Rowan, D., Howard, A.C. & Taylor, K. (2010). Violence and Latino communities. In R.C. Furman & N Negi (Eds.) Social Work Practice with Latinos: Key Issues and Emerging Themes. Chicago: Lyceum Books, Inc.

Harris, M. S., Jackson, L. J., O’Brien, K., & Pecora, P. (2010). Ethnic group comparisons of adult alumni of foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 32, 171-177.

Collins, K. & Lazzari, M. (2010). The Honorable Barbara Mikulski: Fighting for social justice in the U.S. Senate. In A. Lieberman (Ed.), Women in social work who have changed the world (pp. 14-25). Chicago, IL: Lyceum.

Negi, N., Bender, K., Furman, R., Fowler, D. N. & Prickett, J.C.(2010). Enhancing self awareness: A practical strategy to train culturally responsive social work students. Advanced in Social Work, 11(2), 223-234