Robert Rosales, Ph.D., MSW is an adjunct professor at the School of Social Work. His research interests focus on ethnoracial disparities in behavioral health and service access. His dissertation assessed the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the provision of integrated care and Hispanics’ access to care. In 2016, he was awarded a doctoral fellowship from the Council on Social Work Education’s Minority Fellowship to fund his doctoral studies at Boston College. After receiving his Ph.D., he accepted an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. He is currently working on an R01 project examining alcohol use and mental health outcomes among heavy drinking Hispanics who received a culturally and socially adapted motivational intervention.
Rosales, R., Figuereo, V., Woo, B., Cano, M., & Perez-Aponte, J. (2018). Preparing to work with Latinos: Latino-focused content in social work master’s programs. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 38(3), 251-262. doi: 10.1080/08841233.2018.1472175
Woo, B., Rosales, R., Figuereo, V., Wang, K., & Sabur, K. (2018). Where is race and ethnicity in social work? A content analysis. Social Work Research, svy10. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/swr/svy010
Rosales, R. & Calvo, R. (2017). “Si Dios Quiere”: Fatalismo and use of mental health services among Latinos with a history of depression. Social Work in Health Care, 56(8), 748-764. doi: 10.1080/00981389.2017.1339760
Calvo, R., Ortiz, L., Padilla, Y. C., Waters, M. C., Lubben, J., Egmont, W., Rosales, R., Figuereo, V., Cano, M., & Villa, P. (2015). Achieving equal opportunity and justice: the integration of Latino/a Immigrants into American society (Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative Working Paper No. 20). Cleveland, OH: American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
2018-present: Alcohol Intervention Treatment Outcome Research Training
Agency: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Type: T32 AA007459 (PI: P. Monti)
2018-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
2018-present: Visiting Scientist, Northeastern University, Department of Applied Psychology
2016-2018: Minority Fellow, Council on Social Work Education, Minority Fellowship Program
2013-2014: Clinical Social Work Intern, Boston Medical Center