• 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

Courses Include

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Ways of Knowing
  • Advanced Clinical Practice

Recent Scholarship

Current Research

  • 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.

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Martha Bragin

Martha Bragin, PhD


Associate Professor

Phone: 347.204.1242

Room: 427