Research Projects

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research administers research and training projects funded by a variety of federal, state and foundation sources. The table below lists current and past research projects, with links to individual project summaries, researcher profiles, and projects listed by nine broad categories.

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Project Title Researcher Category End Date
Assessing the needs of Congolese women Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Immigrants/Refugees; Interpersonal/Community violence 2014
Employability for refugee families in Central Texas Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Immigrants/Refugees 2005
Exploring the effects of parental deportation on U.S. citizen-children Luis H. Zayas, Ph.D.
Immigrants/Refugees; Latinos; Mental health 2014
Girasol Monica Faulkner, Ph.D., LMSW
Immigrants/Refugees 2019
Greenleaf Project Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Immigrants/Refugees; Mental health 2007
Health profiles of Asian Americans in the new millennium Yuri Jang, Ph.D.
Asian Americans; Health/Health care; Immigrants/Refugees 2015
Healthy Marriage initiatives for refugee families Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Immigrants/Refugees; Parenting 2004
Human Trafficking Coalition – project evaluation Noël Busch-Armendariz, Ph.D., LMSW, MPA
Rowena Fong, Ed.D.
Immigrants/Refugees 2007
Immigration-related stress and suicidal behavior among Latino adolescents Lauren E. Gulbas, Ph.D.
Immigrants/Refugees; Latinos; Mental health 2015
Labor market outcomes of Mexican immigrants: Implications for public policy Yolanda C. Padilla, Ph.D.
Immigrants/Refugees; Income/Poverty; Latinos 1998
Limited English proficiency and health care among older immigrants Yuri Jang, Ph.D.
Asian Americans; Gerontology; Immigrants/Refugees 2019
Mental health access to immigrant Latinx emerging adults Carmen R. Valdez, Ph.D.
Health/Health care; Immigrants/Refugees; Latinos; Mental health 2020
Psychosocial wellbeing and service needs of post-deportation U.S. citizen-children in Mexico Luis H. Zayas, Ph.D.
Families, children and youth; Immigrants/Refugees; Latinos; Mental health 2021
Undocumented, unaccompanied, and citizen: Charting research directions for children of immigration Luis H. Zayas, Ph.D.
Immigrants/Refugees; Latinos; Mental health 2016
Title Researcher Category End Date
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