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Ph.D. graduates and candidates on the job market, 2019-20

Download 2019-20 CV booklet and scroll below for individual biographies and CVs. 

Sangeeta Chatterji

Education: Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; PhD, Rutgers School of Social Work; MSW, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India; BA, Psychology, Fergusson College, Pune, India; Research Interests: Dimensions, risk factors, and prevention of violence between intimate partners and within the family; evaluation of interventions designed to prevent violence against women and children; prevention of perpetration of intimate partner and family violence; women’s economic mobility and labor market trajectories Research Experience: Postdoctoral Fellow: Evaluation of an Intimate Partner Violence prevention program in Rwanda; Graduate Assistant: Child gender and disability among children of immigrants from China and India; Graduate Assistant: Experiences of LGBT forced migrants in the U.S. and Canada; Project manager: Family acceptance of Lesbian and Gay individuals in Mumbai, India; Project Manager: Study of the implementation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA) in India, Project Officer; Violence against women with disability, lesbian women, and sex-working women in India, Bangladesh, & Nepal Practice Experience: Trainings & service delivery, SNEHA; Trainings & advocacy, SRUTI, India; Honors/Awards: Margaret McNamara Fellowship 2017-18; AAUW International Doctoral Fellowship 2017-18 (Alternate); Tuition Assistance Award, Graduate School, Rutgers; Special Study Award, Graduate School, Rutgers; Gender Studies Conference Travel Grant, University at Buffalo E-mail Address:

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Hsiu-Fen Lin​

Education: Ph.D. (expected May, 2020) Rutgers University School of Social Work; MSW, Rutgers University School of Social Work, 2018; Master of Arts, National Taiwan University, 2002; Bachelor's of Social Work, National Taiwan, University, 1997. Research Interests: Intervention and prevention on violence against women and children; the impacts of domestic violence on mental health and financial well-being; economic empowerment for survivors of intimate partner violence; financial social work; policy analysis; intervention research; qualitative research; clinical social work practice; cultural competence in social work practice. Honors: Study Abroad Specialist Scholarship for women and gender policy analysis, Ministry of Education, Taiwan. Research Experience: Graduate Assistant, Dr. Judy Postmus: UN project; Research internship, with Dr. Chien-Chung Huang, studying multiple imputations using a longitudinal data of female survivors of intimate partner violence. Teaching Interests: Policy analysis; research methods; violence against women and children; social work practice; human behavior in the social environment; financial social work; diversity and oppression. Teaching Experience: Part-time lecturer, Rutgers University MSW program: Policy Analysis: Violence Against Women and Children; and Research Methods (traditional classroom and online). Practice Experience: Residence Assistant for Graduate family housing, Residence Life, Rutgers University; Coordinator of the International Women's Group, Rutgers University (2014-present). Supervisor for Child Protective Services, Taoyuan County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Center, Taiwan (2007-2012); Clinical Social Worker (Board of Social Service in Taoyuan, Taiwan, 2003-2013). 

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Shrivridhi Shukla

Education: Ph.D. (2019) Rutgers University School of Social Work; MSW, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India;  B.A (Hons) History, Delhi University. Research Interests: Health services organization and delivery; HIV treatment and support; international social work; women’s health and well-being; social policy and planning Teaching Interests: Social work practice; international social work; gender and women’s studies; Human Behavior and the Social Environment; HIV/AIDS; study-abroad. Honors and Awards: Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Rutgers School of Social Work;  Special Study Pre-Dissertation Award, Rutgers University; Pre-dissertation travel grant, South Asian Studies Program, Rutgers University; Junior Research Fellowship (Universities Grants Commission, India) Practice Experience: Consultant- PATH, Economist-Intelligence Unit; Project Manager-Udaan, Research Associate- Emergency Management and Research Institute.

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Yuqi Wang

Education: PhD in Social Work, Rutgers (expected 2019); Master of Social Work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; BA in Sociology, Renmin University of China. Research interests: Social isolation & loneliness; Aging; Environmental health disparity; Quantitative methods; Community organization; Program evaluation; Measurement development. Research Experience: Graduate Assistant, Center for Prevention Science (Dr. N. Andrew Peterson); Research Internship, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (Dr. Lyna Wiggins) & School of Social Work (Dr. Raymond Sanchez Mayers); Research Assistant, School of Social Work (Dr. Emily Greenfield); Graduate Assistant, Huamin Research Center (Dr. Chien-Chun Huang). Teaching Interests: research methods, community organization, Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Teaching Experience: Instructor, Methods of Social Work Research I & II, Rutgers MSW program; Instructor, HBSE I, Rutgers BASW program. Practice experience: Field Placement Supervisor, Huamin Research Center.

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