Alice Yick Flanagan, PhD

Core Faculty, Institutional Review Board, The Graduate School


Areas of Expertise:
• Cross-cultural Mental Health
• Domestic Violence in Asian American Communities
• Dating Violence in Ethnic Minority Groups
• Intersection of Culture, Race and Ethnicity on Symptom Expression and Help Seeking Behaviors
• Racism and Its Mental Health Consequences


• Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
• M.S.W., Columbia University
• B.A., Williams College

Chinese Americans’ perceptions of domestic violence and factors related to psychological well-being

Selected Publications:
• Editorial reviewer: Violence and Victims and Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Services
• “Social construction of human trafficking on YouTube: an exploratory study,” Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies (2010)
• “Evaluating readability of domestic violence information found on domestic violence state coalitions’ websites,” Journal of Technology in Human Services (2008)
• “A fifteen year examination of domestic violence among Asian and Asian Americans in the empirical knowledge base: a content skills analysis,” Journal of Interpersonal Violence “ (2008)
• “Images of gay men’s’ experiences with anti-gay abuse: Object relations theory re-conceptualized,” The Journal of Theory Construction & Testing (2007)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Core Faculty, Capella University
• Adjunct Faculty, Canyon College
• Lead Social Work Planner and Course Developer, CME Resources
• Psychiatric Interviewer, UCLA, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital