Tana D. J. Connell, PhD, LMSW
MSW Program Director
Department of Social Work
tconnell [at] desu.edu
- Ph.D. 2016 Social Welfare (University at Albany, Albany, NY)
- M.S.W. 2008 Social Welfare (University at Albany, Albany, NY)
- B.A. 2006 English and Africana Studies (University at Albany, Albany, NY)
- Racial Disparities and Disproportionality in Child Welfare
- Substance Abuse Prevention
- Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-based Interventions
- Connell, T. (2020). Accessing Alternative Response Pathways: A Multi-Level Examination of Family and Community Factors on Race Equity, Child Abuse and Neglect, 108, 1-11.
- Porter, C. & James (Connell), T. (2016). Race, Gender, and Class Distinctions Among Aging Middle Class Black and White Women: Implications for Feminist Interventions, Woman & Therapy, 39 (1-2), 35-55. DOI: 10.1080/02703149.2016.1116311
- Jones, L.V., Hopson, L., Hardison, E., & James (Connell), T. (2014). A Qualitative Study of Black Women’s Experiences in Drug abuse and Mental Health Services, Journal of Women and Social Work, 28, 177–193.
- Lewandowski, C.A., Holden, J. J., Chang, M., & James (Connell), T. (2011). HIV Prevention Revisited: African American Women’s Response to Current Community-Based Interventions, Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 10(3), 265-289. DOI: 10.1080/15381501.2011.596775