Shih-Ying Cheng

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    College: Social Work Department: Jane Addams Social Work
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 1040 W. Harrison Street
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My research is focused on gender-based violence (GBV), with special attention to severe forms of violence and GBV among vulnerable populations. I study the impact of GBV on survivors, survivors’ recovery process (e.g., coping strategies, help-seeking experiences), and the implementation of evidence-based interventions. My current projects examine the intersection of GBV and Asian immigrant communities.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    (1) Preferred Majors: Psychology, Public Health, Social Work; (2) Preference: Having prior research experience, strong interest in social science research, and good writing skills; (3) Minimum GPA: 3.5; (4) Prerequisite: Introduction to Research Methods

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    I am hoping the student can assist with research-related tasks, such as literature review, data collection and analysis, research-related administrative work (e.g., IRB documents), and manuscript writing and editing.

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