- 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. (Editor). (2012). Children in armed conflict: views from the global south . [Two special issues]. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 9 (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. (2011). The IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support: Implications for Social Work. Revista de Servicios Sociales y Política Social, Consejo General de Trabajadores Social España, 94 (2), 153-170
- Bragin, M. and Bragin G. (2010). Making meaning together: helping survivors of violence and loss to learn at school. Journal of Infant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 9 (2) 89 -109.
- Bragin, M. (2010). Can anyone here know who I am? Creating meaningful narratives among returning combat veterans, their families, and the communities in which we all live. Clinical Social Work Journal, 38 (3) 316-326.
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.