Pa Der Vang, MSW, PhD, LICSW portrait

Pa Der Vang, MSW, PhD, LICSW

Associate Professor
Degree
BA, University of Wisconsin
MSW, University of Minnesota
PhD, University of Minnesota
Office
204B Fontbonne Hall - St. Kate's
Phone
(651) 690-8647
Mail
F-15
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
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My teaching centers on the use of theory in generalist social work practice with an emphasis on social justice and empowerment. My research is on the experience of Hmong American immigrants and the acculturation process.


Expertise / Research Interests

  • Race in America
  • Empowerment of women and people of color
  • Refugees and immigrants

Selected Publications

Vang, P.D. & Rooney, R. (2015). Generalist Social Work Practice. Oxford Bibliographies Online.

Vang, P.D. (2015). Hmong, Acculturation, and Mental Health. Journal of Hmong Studies, 15(2), 1-18.

Vang, P.D. & Her, P. (2014). Teenage Marriage among Hmong American women. Journal of Human Behavior and the Social Environment, 24(2), 138-155.

Vang, P.D. (2013).  Generational differences among a small group of Hmong Americans. Journal of Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in Social Work, 22(1), 76-92.


See curriculum vitae for full listing of publications, presentations, practice experience, and professional engagement


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