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Veliska Thomas

Recent Publications:

Allen, C., Thomas, V. J., Brooks, A. (2013) Five Points Interviews. In Meschke (Eds.), Five Points Neighborhood, Knoxville, TN: A community health assessment (pp. 119–136). University of Tennessee, Department of Public Health & Knox County Health Department.

Rocha C., Poe B., Thomas V. J. (2010) Political activities of social workers: addressing the perceived barriers to political participation. Social Work 55 (4)317–32

Thomas, V. J., Bowie, S.L. (2013). Veteran description and evaluation of TVBA's 3rd Annual Business and Education Expo: A preliminary report.

Recent Refereed and Invited Presentations:

Bowie, S. L., Thomas, V. J., Nashwan, A. “Differential Career Choice Factors for a multi-ethnic sample of MSW Graduates”. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting [Conference]. Dallas, Texas. Oct. 2013.

Bowie, S.L., Nashwan, A., Thomas, V.J. “Acculturative stress and social support among Arab immigrant adolescents in Greater Knoxville and the East Tennessee Region of the United States.” Strangers in New Homelands: Deconstructing and reconstructing of “home” among immigrants in the diaspora. [Conference]. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Oct. 2013.

Nashwan, Bowie S. L., Thomas, V. J. “The impact of family bonds and religiosity on African American family support.” Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting [Conference]. Dallas, Texas. Oct. 2013.

Grants, Research Awards, Funding Received:

Currently in Pursuit of:

Veteran's Health Administration Research and Development grant proposal (December, 2013)

American Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (November, 2013)


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