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Anne E. Brodsky, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean,

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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Contact Information:

Email:        brodsky@umbc.edu

Office:       Math/Psychology 321, Physics 329

Phone:      410.455.2416

Fax:           410.455.1055

Lab:           Sondheim 508

Phone:      410.455.2516

Website:   http://userpages.umbc.edu

Education:

Ph.D. – University of Maryland, College Park, 1995

Area of Study:

Clinical/Community Psychology

Research Interests:

My work focuses on individual and community level resilience and the role of communities, psychological community, and cultures in creating and resisting societal risks, including community violence, poverty, racism, sexism and other oppressions.  Using qualitative methods, I have explored resilient processes in diverse populations, including single mothers raising children in risky neighborhoods of Washington, DC; low income women in a holistic job training and education program in Baltimore, MD; Afghan women in pre and post-Taliban Afghanistan, and most recently the experiences, attitudes, and interactions of immigrant and nonimmigrant communities in the Baltimore/Washington corridor and in Italy.

Courses Taught:

Community Psychology (Undergraduate and Graduate);

Human Diversity in Intervention and Research (Graduate);

Qualitative Methods (Graduate)

Graduate Research and Training Opportunities:

YES  Accepting new HSP students for Fall 2018.

Opportunities in research and applied psychology for graduate students in the CP and/or Clinical/CP tracks who are interested in applying qualitative methods to the understanding of resilience, culture, gender, and community.

Undergraduate Research and Training Opportunities:

YES, Undergraduate opportunities available.

 

Graduate Program Affiliation(s):

Human Services Psychology

Leadership roles in the Department/College/University:

Interim Director Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research MIPAR

 

Selected Publications:

Buckingham, S.L*. & Brodsky, A.E. (2015). ‘Our differences don’t separate us’: Immigrant families navigate intrafamilial acculturation gaps through diverse resilience processes. Journal of Latino/a Psychology, 3(3), 143-159.

Brodsky, A.E. & Cattaneo, L.B. (2013).  A trans-conceptual model of empowerment and resilience: Divergence, convergence, and interactions in kindred community concepts. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52(3/4), 333-346. 10.1007/s10464-013-9599-x

Brodsky, A.E., & Faryal, T. (2006).  No matter how hard you try, your feet still get wet:  Insider and outsider perspectives on bridging diversities.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 37(3/4), 311-320.

Brodsky, A.E. (2016). Taking a stand: The next 50 years of Community Psychology. American Journal of Community Psychology, 58(3-4), 284-293. 10.1002/ajcp.12045.

Buckingham, S.L*. & Brodsky, A.E. (2015). ‘Our differences don’t separate us’: Immigrant families navigate intrafamilial acculturation gaps through diverse resilience processes. Journal of Latino/a Psychology, 3(3), 143-159.

Brodsky, A.E. & Cattaneo, L.B. (2013).  A trans-conceptual model of empowerment and resilience: Divergence, convergence, and interactions in kindred community concepts. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52(3/4), 333-346. 10.1007/s10464-013-9599-x

 

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