Buder scholars join faculty at universities in Alaska, Illinois

The Center for Social Development congratulates Shanondora Billiot, PhD, and Jessica Black, PhD, on their new faculty positions at the University of Illinois School of Social Work and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, respectively.

Impact of Disabilities and Other Physical Health Issues on Academic Outcomes Among American Indian and Alaskan Native College Students: An Exploratory Analysis

Patterson, D. A., VanZile-Tamsen, C., Black, J., Billiot, S., & Tovar, M. (2015). Impact of disabilities and other physical health issues on academic outcomes among American Indian and Alaskan Native College Students: An exploratory analysis. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 14, 208–221. doi:10.1080/1536710X.2015.1068254

Alaskan Natives as Culturally Different Clients

Patterson, D. A., Jordan, L., & Black, J. (2014). Alaskan Natives as culturally different clients. In L. H. Cousins & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity (pp. 70–71). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.