Theories and practices associated with enhancing social and economic justice; community development; micro-enterprise as an anti-poverty strategy; international social development; qualitative and quantitative research.
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Teach social work research methods courses (quantitative and qualitative) at the undergraduate, Master's, and doctoral levels.
- Social welfare research
- Qualitative research
- Quantitative research
- Mixed methods research
- Social justice theories
- Social justice
- Capabilities Approach of Sen and Nussbaum
- Micro-enterprise development
- Social development
- Financial capability
- India and US
Board member of International Consortium of Social Development (ICSD); Governing Board member of the Council of Social Work Education; Editorial Board member of the Journal of Social Work Education and Urban Social Work; Reviewer for various journals