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Qingwen Xu, PhD

Associate Professor of Social Work
Tulane University

Qingwen Xu received her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Denver in 2002 and LL.M. from New York University in 2000. Before joining Tulane School of Social Work, she taught at Boston College and San Francisco State University. Her research adopts a comparative perspective and focuses on analyzing the social service law and studying its relationships with other legal systems, particularly the migration system; investigating the impact of legal vulnerability on individual and family’s health and mental health; and studying people’s perception of and behavior in the community and exploring community-based interventions to improve the health and mental health outcomes among community members.

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