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CSDE Welcomes Four New UW & External Affiliates!

Posted: 9/2/2022 (CSDE in the News and CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to introduce four of our new UW Faculty & External Affiliates:

  • Afra MashhadiAssistant Professor, Computing & Software Systems, UW Bothell. Dr. Mashhadi is a research scientist in the domain of Ubiquitous Computing. She is interested in developing mathematical and computational models that leverage the proliferation of sensors and breakthroughs in machine learning to (1) understand societies and social phenomena at different spatial scales and (2) model social dynamics of human behavior.
  • Leo MoralesProfessor, Division of General Internal Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Health Services, UW Seattle. Dr. Morales’s research has focused on measurement of patient reported outcomes in diverse populations, and minority health and health disparities including immigrant and Latino Health. He serves as Chief Diversity Officer for the School of Medicine.
  • Rebecca RebbeAssistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California. Dr. Rebbe’s research examines the measurement of and community responses to child maltreatment. She has training using demographic methods and specializes in using population-based linked administrative datasets to better understand child maltreatment.
  • Eric Waithaka–Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, George Mason University. Dr. Waithanka’s research focuses on intergenerational social and economic mobility during young adults’ transitions to adulthood, with a particular focus on the role of family capital (resources & processes) and public policies influence on young adults’ life outcomes.