Doctoral Students on the Job Market

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is proud to introduce the new doctoral students on the job market:

Kess Ballentine

Kess Ballentine

Research Interests:

  • Child & Family Well-Being
  • Poverty
  • Intersectional Oppression
  • Work-Life Interaction
  • Parental Engagement with Schools and other Child-Serving Systems

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Email: klb199@pitt.edu


Christina Huerta

Christina Huerta

Research Interests:

  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health
  • Culturally-Specific Mental Health Services
  • Traumatic Stress
  • Latino Mental Health

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Email: ceh110@pitt.edu


Kristen Mackenzie

Kristen Mackenzie

Research Interests:

  • Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Across the Lifespan
  • ASD Diagnosis and Access to Treatment
  • Caregiving and Burden
  • Family Support
  • Mental Health Policy

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Email: mackenzi@pitt.edu


Craig Sewall

Craig Sewall

Research Interests:

  • Youth suicide
  • Leveraging ambulatory assessment methods such as ecological momentary assessment and passive sensor data to identify near-term predictors of suicidality
  • Understanding the associations between digital technology use and psychosocial well-being and associated mechanisms
  • Quantitative methods
  • Research methods

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Website

Email: CJS227@pitt.edu 


Jihee Woo

Jihee Woo

Research Interests:

  • Poverty
  • Individual and family well-being
  • Low-wage workers
  • Material hardship
  • Work-family interaction
  • Retirement

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Email: jiw93@pitt.edu