Morgan Cruz ErismanMPH, MSW

Morgan Cruz Erisman smiling
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Social Work


  • Bachelor of Social Work: 2015 - University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Master of Social Work: 2018 - University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Master of Public Health: 2018 - University of Alaska Anchorage

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Program Evaluation
  • Organization and Communities
  • Practice with Individuals
  • Generalist Practicum

Research Interests

  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Harm Reduction
  • Substance Use
  • Behavioral Health
  • Aging


  • Brocious, H. & Erisman, M. (2020). The Impact of Housing First in a Small Town: Emergency Service Use and the Changing Community Attitude. Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice, 3(1), 14. DOI:
  • Brocious, H., Demientieff, L., & Erisman, M. (2021). Thawing Out: Understanding adjustment to housing first through an ecological and trauma-informed lens. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2020.1846652