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SUBADRA PANCHANADESWARAN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

SOCIAL WORK

SOCIAL WORK BUILDING
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Diplomas/Degrees

Post-Doc. Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health (2005)
Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD (2003)
MSW, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India (1991)

Recent Courses

Field Instruction I
Field Instruction I Extended
Field Instruction III
Field Instruction III Extended
Human Behavior Theory For Social Work Practice I
Oppresion.Diversity, And The Struggle For Human Rights

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Research Methods & Statistics.
Human Behavior and Theories.

Research Interests

Women's rights, Gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS, Substance use, Mental health and Trauma, Immigrant Women's Health.

Grants/Sponsored Research

Faculty Development Grant, 2010-2011, in collaboration with Sangama, an NGO in Bangalore, India.
Research Project Title: ‘EMPOWER’: Profiling the vulnerabilities and resiliencies of street and home-based female sex workers in India.

Faculty Development Grant, 2008-2009 in Collaboration with Basics, Inc., a not-for-profit agency in Bronx, New York to explore vulnerability to HIV infection in the contexts of partner violence and substance use among women mandated to drug treatment.

Book Chapters

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Go, V.F., Srikrishnan, A.K., Sivaram, S., Solomon, S., Bentley, M.E., & Celentano, D.D. (2008). Using the Theory of Gender and Power to examine experiences of partner violence, sexual negotiation, and risk of HIV/AIDS among economically disadvantaged women in Southern India (In Press). In McCloskey, K., & Sitaker, M. (Eds.). Backs Against the Wall: Battered women’s use of violence. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press.

Koverola, C., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2003). Intervention with women of color: Intersection of victimization and cultural diversity. In Kendall-Tackett, K. (Eds.). Health Effects of Family Violence. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association..


Refereed Articles

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Panchanadeswaran, S., & Araujo, B. (2011), How discrimination and stress affects self- esteem among Dominican immigrant women: An exploratory study. Social Work and Public Health, 26, 60-77.

Jayasundara, D., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2011), Maternal mortality in developing countries: Applicability of Amartya Sen’s perspectives. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, (accepted)..

Araujo, B.A., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2010), Predictors of acculturative stress among Dominican immigrants in New York City. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 32, 216-231.

Panchanadeswaran, S., Frye, V., Nandi, V., Galea, S., Vlahov, D., & Ompad, D. (2010), Intimate partner violence and consistent condom use among drug-using women in New York City. Women & Health, 50, 107-124.

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Go, V.F., Srikrishnan, A.K., Sivaram, S., Solomon, S., Bentley, M.E., Zelaya, C., & Celentano, D.D. (2010), Violence against Women in India: A descriptive profile of abused female sex workers. Journal of Health, Population & Nutrition, 28, 211-220.

Ting, L., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2009), Barriers and incentives to help seeking for African women survivors of partner abuse: Listening to women's own voices. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 18, 817-838..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Gielen, A., et al. (2009), Deriving abuser typology from women's self-reports: Utility for intervening with survivors of intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women (In Press)..

Panchanadeswaran, S., & Araujo, B. (2009), How discrimination and stress affects self-esteem among Dominican immigrant women: An exploratory study. Social Work & Public Health (In Press)..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Go, V.F., Srikrishnan, A.K., Sivaram, S., Solomon, S., Zelaya, C, & Celentano, D.D. (2009), Violence Against Women in India: A descriptive profile of abused female sex workers. Journal of Health, Population & Nutrition (In Press)..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Sivaram, S., A.K. Srikrishnan, Latkin, C., Zelaya, C.C., Bentley, M.E., Solomon, S., Go, V., & Celentano D.D. (2008), Intimate Partner Violence Is As Important As Client violence in Increasing Street-based Female Sex Workers’ Vulnerability to HIV in India. Special Issue of International Journal of Drug Policy.

Panchanadeswaran, S., El-Bassel N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., & Chang, M. (2008), An Examination of the perceived Social Support Levels of Women in Methadone Maintenance Treatment who Experience Various Forms of Intimate Partner Violence. Women’s Health Issues, 18 (1), 35-43..

Panchanadeswaran, S., & McCloskey, L.A. (2007), Predicting the timing of women’s departure from abusive relationships. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(1), 50-65..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Mayer, K., Srikrishnan, A.K., Sivaram, S., Go,V.F., Solomon, S., Bentley, M.E., & Celentano, D.D. (2006), Gender Differences in STD Prevalence and Health Seeking Behavior in an Urban Setting in Southern India. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 82(6)., 491-495.

Panchanadeswaran, S., Koverola, C. (2005), The voices of battered women in India. Violence Against Women, 11(6), 736-758.

Cole, R., Panchanadeswaran, S., & Daining, C. (2004), Predictors of Job Satisfaction of Licensed Social Workers: Perceived Efficacy as a Mediator of the Relationship between Workload and Job Satisfaction. Journal of Social Service Research, 31(1), 1-12..

Natarajan, S (1999), Violence Against Women—Wife Battering in Chennai. Economic and Political Weekly, 28-33.

Nadkarni, V., & Natarajan, S. (1995), Report of a five-day Indo-US Workshop of ‘Behavioral Research on AIDS in India’. Tata Institute of Social Sciences..

Natarajan, S. (1992), In Search of Answers: Indian Women’s Voices from Manushi. Indian Journal of Social Work.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Panchanadeswaran, S. (2009, January). From student to doctoral candidate to post-doc: The journey. AnnualSociety for Social Work Research (SSWR) Conference.

Panchanadeswaran, S. (2008, February). Intersections of sex work, violence, and HIV vulnerability in India. Social and Behavioral Science Symposium, Adelphi University.

Panchanadeswaran, S (2007, June). Gender and public health: Focus on intersections of HIV/AIDS, violence and alcohol use in India. Summer Institute on “Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness”, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Go, V.F., Srikrishnan, A.K., Bentley, M.E., Solomon, S., Sivaram, S., & Celentano, D.D. (2006). (2006, February). Partner violence and HIV sexual risk behaviors among male alcohol users in India. Indian Council for Medical Research-NIH meeting in Bangalore, India.

Panchanadeswaran, S., DePanfilis, D.D., & McCloskey, M.C (2004, March). Abuse and timing of women’s departure from abusive relationships. Presentation at a Brown-bag Seminar at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Panchanadeswaran, S., Kyriakakis, S., Chaudhuri, K., & Roldan, M. (2011). Straddling the challenges of service provision to Latino/a and South Asian survivors of IPV in the US--Practitioner perspectives. In Fourth Annual Conference on Sociology. Athens, Greece.

Jayasundara, D., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2011). Sustainable development in the field of social work: The past and the present. In 17th International Consortium for Social Development Symposium. Dhaka, Bangladesh..

Panchanadeswaran, S., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Wu, E., & Chang, M (2008). Profiling Perceived Social Supports of Women in Methadone Maintenance Treatment who report experiencing Intimate Partner Violence. In Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA, January, 2007..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Sivaram,S., A.K.Srikrishnan, Zelaya C.C., Bentley, M.E.., Solomon, S., Go, V.F., Celentano, D.D (2008). Sex Workers In India: Experiences Of Partner And Client Violence. In International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma. San Diego, CA., September, 2006..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Johnson, S.C., Sivaram,S., A.K.Srikrishnan, Zelaya, C.C., Bentley, M.E.., Solomon, S., Go, V.F., Celentano, D.D (2008). Vulnerability Of Female Sex Workers To HIV Infection In India: Examining The Intersections Of Violence, Sexual Coercion, And Alcohol Use. In International Conference on HIV/AIDS. Toronto, Canada, August, 2006..

Panchanadeswaran, S., & Patel, K (2008). Decisions to stay/leave abusive relationships: Experiences of battered women in India. In International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference. Portsmouth, NH, July, 2006..

Panchanadeswaran,S., Johnson, SC., Go, VF., A.K. Srikrishnan, Bentley, ME., Solomon, S., Sivaram, SS., & Celentano, DD (2008). An exploration of the linkages between domestic violence against women and alcohol use in India. In 9th International Conference on Family Violence. San Diego, CA, September, 2004..

Panchanadeswaran,S., Johnson, SC., Go, VF., A.K. Srikrishnan, Bentley, ME., Solomon, S., Sivaram, SS., & Celentano, DD (2008). Partner violence and HIV sexual risk behaviors among alcohol users in India. In International AIDS Conference. Bangkok, Thailand, July 2004..

Panchanadeswaran, S (2008). Help seeking behavior of battered women in India. In 8th International Conference on Family Violence. San Diego, CA, September, 2003.

Panchanadeswaran, S., DePanfilis, D., & McCloskey, L (2008). Woman abuse and the factors associated with leaving abusive relationships. In Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, DC, January, 2003..

Panchanadeswaran, S., & Koverola, C (2008). Voices of battered women from a South Indian city. In International Association of Schools of Social Work Conference. Montpellier, France, July 2002..

Hisle-Gorman, B., Panchanadeswaran, S., & Harrington, D. (2008). Screening protocol for child maltreatment risk and reporting in evaluation research. In San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment,. San Diego, CA, January, 2002.

, S., Kub, J., Snow-Jones, Alison., & Campbell, J.C. (2008). Partner Abuse and Alcohol Problems in a Sample of Female HMO Enrollees. In 7th International Family Violence Research Conference. Portsmouth, NH, July 2001.

Hisle-Gorman, B., & Panchanadeswaran, S. (2008). Safety for children in kinship care through the use of a screening protocol in research interviews. In Graduate Research Conference, University of Maryland.. Baltimore, MD, April, 2001..

Panchanadeswaran, S., Bryant, V., & Novak, K. (2008). A profile of kinship care-givers, their support systems and religiosity. In Graduate Research Conference, University of Maryland.. Baltimore, MD, April 2001.

Smith, P., Ramareddy, M., & Panchanadeswaran, S (2008). Maryland’s Subsidized Guardianship Project: Implications for Youth’s Well-being. In San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment. San Diego, CA, 2001.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

UNPUBLISHED REPORTS

Panchanadeswaran, S. (1995). Edited the report on the experimental Tata Institute of Social Sciences Project ‘Special Cell for Women and Children’ at the Police Commissioner’s Office, Mumbai, India.

Panchanadeswaran, S. (1995). Report on the training program for Police Personnel by the Department of Family and Child Welfare, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.

Panchanadeswaran, S. (1995). Report on a two-day inter-state consultation meeting on ‘Savings and Micro-credit for Women’ for Society for Promotion of Area Resource Center, Mumbai, India.

Panchanadeswaran, S. (1996). Report on a three-day strategy development workshop on ‘Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Tamil Nadu’ sponsored by USAID.

Panchanadeswaran, S. (1996). Report on a two-day workshop of sex workers for the National Commission for Women organized by the South India Aids Action Program, Chennai, India.

Honors and Accomplishments

1991 ‘Outstanding Field Work Student’, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.

2001 ‘Graduate Merit Award’, University of Maryland.

2003 Nominated to the Society for Social Work Research’s ‘Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award’.

2003 Ph.D. Dissertation awarded ‘Honorable Mention’ at the Society for Social Work Research’s Annual Conference.

Professional Activities

2007- Present: Asst.Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Journal Reviewer: Violence Against Women.

Member:

National Association of Social Workers

Society for Social Work Research

Society for Prevention Research

Council on Social Work Education

American Public Health Association

Phi Kappa Phi

Member, CHAI (Counselors Helping Asians & Indians, Inc.), Baltimore, MD.

Trained Volunteer, SAKHI—an organization working with abused South Asian women, New York, NY.

Community and Corporate Leadership

2010-Present: Board Member, Sakhi for South Asian Women.
2009- Present: NASW-NYC, Board Member, Nominations Committee.
2008- Present: Advisory Board Member, CHAI--Counselors Helping Asians, Inc., Baltimore, MD.