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Antoinette Y. Farmer Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey

Dr. Antoinette Y. Farmer, Professor and faculty affiliate, Center for Prevention Science, and Center for Violence Against Women and Children, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, School of Social Work. Dr. Farmer’s research examines the social and interpersonal factors that affect parenting as well as how parenting practices influence adolescent high risk behaviors, such as delinquency and substance use. Another strand of her research focuses on social work education, where she studies the effects of the implicit curriculum on students’ outcomes and the use of research methods to study issues affecting diverse groups. She co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Social Service Research, which was devoted to informing researchers of the methodological issues confronting them when conducting research with minority and oppressed populations. She is the coauthor of the book “Research with Diverse Groups: Research Designs and Multivariate Latent Modeling for Equivalence”. She is a Commissioner on the Council on Social Work Education Commission (CSWE) on Educational Policy and a Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Fellow. She previously served as a Commissioner on CSWE Commission for Accreditation, and additionally served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2005 to 2018 at Rutgers. She is currently on the editorial board for the Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought.