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Education and Training
PhD University of Pennsylvania
MA Rutgers University
BA Purdue University

Tawandra Rowell-Cunsolo, PhD, MA, BA
Assistant Professor of Social Welfare Science

Research/Clinical Interests

HIV-related health disparities, intervention development for vulnerable populations

Selected Publications
Rowell, T. L., Wu, E., Hart, C., Haile, R., & El-Bassel, N. (2012). Predictors of drug use in prison among incarcerated Black men. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38, 594-597. PMC Journal – In Process
Wu, E., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L., Lee, H., Hess, L., & Rowell, T. L. (2012). Prior incarceration and barriers to receipt of services among entrants to Alternative to Incarceration Program participants: A gender-based disparity. The Journal of Urban Health, 89, 384-395. DOI:10.1007/s11524-011-9665-3. PMC Journal – In Process
Rowell, T. L., Draine, J., & Wu, E. (2011). Depression in a Random Sample of Incarcerated African-American Men. Psychiatric Services, 62, 103-104. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ps.62.1.103-a. NIHMS#312630. PMCID #3143179
Rowell, T. L. (2009). Federal drug laws. In Encyclopedia of race and crime, H. T. Greene & S. L. Gabbidon (Eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Rowell, T. (2007). Prison sexual assault. In Battleground – Criminal Justice, G. Barak (Ed.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. - Reprinted in Encyclopedia of contemporary American social issues, Volume 2. M. Shally-Jensen (Ed.). (2011). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC.
Scheider, M., Rowell, T., & Bezdikian, V. (2003). The impact of citizen perceptions of community policing on fear of crime: Findings from twelve cities. Police Quarterly, 6, 363-386.
Rowell, T. (2003). Creating fear: News and the construction of crisis. Book review. Criminal Justice Review, 28, 172.
Honors & Awards
2003-2007 Fontaine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships
2010-present Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues
2005-present American Correctional Association
1999-present American Society of Criminology

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