Robinson

Rebecca Robinson

Assistant Professor
Office: SSB 332
Phone: 907-786-1717
Email: rvrobinson2@uaa.alaska.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Multicultural Psychopathology (M.S. Program)
  • Psychotherapy Internship Seminar (M.S. Program)
  • Applied Research Methods (M.S. Program)
  • Community Psychology (Undergraduate Program)
  • Human Development in Cultural Context (M.S. Program)

Professional and Departmental Service

  • UAA/UAF Ph.D. Program in Clinical/Community Psychology, Cultural Committee
  • UAA, Diversity Action Council
  • UAA, Behavioral Sciences Conference of the North Planning Committee
  • UAA, MS Clinical Psychology Training Committee
  • WWAMI Medical School, Clinical Service Provision
  • Pro-Bono Clinical Service Provision, Refugee/Immigrant Populations in Anchorage
  • International Community Psychology Committee, APA Division #27 (SCRA)

Research Interests

  • Mixed Methodology, Visual Elicitation Strategies and Participatory Action Research
  • Risk and Resilience Among Marginalized Populations
  • Refugee/Immigrant Health and Wellbeing

Publications

Robinson, R.V., & Ballard, M. L. (2014) Conducting needs assessment in a developing country: Observations by students in the Egyptian community-Commentary. The Community Psychologist, http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/international/.

Robinson, R. V. (2013). Pathways to resilience in the context of Somali culture and forced displacement. (Order No. 3591705, University of Alaska Anchorage). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 168. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy.consortiumlibrary.org/docview/1434898756?accountid:14473. (143484756).

Mckay, J.C., Vasquez, A. R., Chipp, C. L., Ford, T. J., Robinson, R. V., Sharman, D. K., Allen, J. (2013). Divided by miles, connected by purpose: Telepsyhology technology in a graduate training program.  Training & Education in Professional Psychology, 7(3), 166-173.

Eldridge, G. D., Robinson, R. V., Corey, S., Brems, C., & Johnson (2012). Ethical challenges in conducting HIV/AIDS research in correctional settings.  Journal of Correctional Health Care, 18, 309-318.

Robinson, R. V. (2011). Honoring history, culture, and context: Narratives of Somali refugee resilience.  The Community Psychologist, 35-37

Brems, C., Boschma-Wynn, R., Dewane, S., Edwards, A., & Robinson, R.V. (2011). Prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Educational needs in academica. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 55, 15-37.

Johnson, M. E., Robinson, R. V., Corey, S., Dewane, S. L., Brems, C., Casto, D. (2010). Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. International Journal of Public Health, 55, 627-635.

Brems, C., Boschma-Wynn, R., Dewane, S., Edwards, A., & Robinson, R. V. (2010) Training needs of healthcare providers related to centers for disease control and prevention core competencies for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.  Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology- Fetal Alcohol Research, 17, 405-417.

Sandberg, K. L., Barrera, A. M., & Robinson, R. V. (2010). Precious [Review of the motion picture Precious] (dir. Lee Daniels). Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 22, 329-332.

Barrera, A. M., & Robinson, R. V. (2009) Slumdog Millionaire [Review of the motion picture Slumdog Millionaire] (dirs. Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan). Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 21, 298-303.

Robinson, R. V., & Lampman, C. (2009) Rates and correlates of postpartum depression in Alaska. Alaska Medicine, 51, 42-43.