- PhD, New York University
- MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work
Areas of Expertise
- Psychosocial interventions that support resilience in communities affected by conflict, disaster and adversity
- Building locality based social work capacity in countries in crisis
- Participatory research methods
- Developmentally and culturally informed interventions
- Human Behavior in the Social Environment
- Ways of Knowing
- Advanced Clinical Practice
- Bragin, M., Taaka, J., Adolphs, K. & Gray, H., & Eibs, T. (2014). Measuring hard-to-measure concepts in clinical social work: Operationalizing psychosocial well-being in post-conflict Uganda. Clinical Social Work Journal.
- Bragin, M., Onta, K, Taaka, J., Ntacobakinvuna, D., & Eibs, T. (2014). To be well at heart: Women’s perceptions of psychosocial well-being in 3 conflict-affected countries – Burundi, Nepal, and Uganda. Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed Conflict 12 (2), 171 – 186.
- Bragin, M., Tosone, C., Ihrig, E., Mollere, V., Niazi, A., & Mayel, E. (2014). Building culturally relevant social work in the midst of armed conflict: Applying the DACUM method in Afghanistan. International Social Work, doi: 10.1177/0020872814527631.
- Bragin, M. (Editor). (2012). Children in armed conflict: Views from the global south [Special issues]. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, Volume 9, Issues 2-3.
- Bragin, M. (2012). So that our dreams will not escape us: Learning to think together in time of war. Psychoanalytic Inquiry: A Topical Journal for Mental Health Professionals, 32(2), 115–135.
- Bragin, M. (2007). Knowing terrible things: Engaging survivors of extreme violence in treatment. Clinical Social Work Journal, 35(4), 229 – 236.
Principal Investigator, Claiming Rights - Promoting Peace: Women’s empowerment in conflict affected areas (Uganda, Burundi and Nepal).Understanding women’s psychosocial wellbeing in cultural context
Principal Investigator (with Michael Lewis), Development of a classroom based instrument
to measure the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions designed to improve an aspect of cognitive functioning amongst adolescents affected by war and community violence.
- Conflict Affected Women's Perceptions of Psychosocial Well-Being