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Dennis Edward Corbin, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor, Social Work

Department: Social Work

Office: WH-385-C
Phone Extension: x2040
Email Username: DCorbin

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Manuscripts under Review

  • Corbin, D. & Snell, C. (Under review) Examining the Role of Spirituality in HIV/AIDS Prevention Among African American Young Adults  


Manuscripts in Progress

  • Corbin, D.Spirituality and African American Young Adults: A Cultural Perspective  
  • Corbin, D.E. Cultural factors that influence HIV/AIDS behaviors of African American and Hispanic youth.  
  • Corbin, D.E.Family relationships, attitudes, and beliefs about HIV/AIDS behaviors of Minority youth associated with residential treatment centers.  
  • Corbin, D.E., First Generational Graduate Students: Motivation, Attendance and Completion factors.    



  • October 2008  Moving Beyond Cultural Competence:Recognizing Social Context Through the Use of Critical Race Theory. Paper presented at the 54th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA  
  • October 2008  Challenges Facing African American Churches in HIV/AIDS Prevention.Research present at the 136th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting, San Diego, CA  
  • April 2008  Student Evaluation of Learning Strategies Used in an MSW Program. Research present at the 11th California State University Regional Symposium on University Teaching, Pomona, California.  
  • April 2008  Spirituality as a Focus for Intervention with HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors of African American Young Adults. Research Presented at the 40th Annual National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., Los Angeles, CA  
  • October 2007  Challenges and Success:Strategies Utilized in a first year Cohort of a Social Work Program. Research presented at the California Educational Research Association 86th Annual Conference, Dana Point, California.  
  • May 2007  Spirituality and its relationship to HIV/AIDS risk behaviors of African American young adults. Research presented at the Nineteenth Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  
  • February 2001  Recruiting, Retaining, and Mentoring Minority Social Work Doctoral Students:Opportunities and Challenges.  Workshop presented at the 47th Annual Program Meeting (APM) of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Dallas, Texas.  
  • August 2000  Reducing HIV Risk Behavior Among Minority Adolescents: Spirituality as focus of intervention. Paper presented at the Fifth Caribbean and International Social Work Educators Conference, Nassau, Bahamas.
  • April 2000  The Association Between Family Violence and HIV Risk Behavior in a Population of Urban African-American Males. Paper presented at the Thirty Second Annual Conference of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Los Angeles, California.  
  • October 2000 The Afrocentric Paradigm: Group Work from a Culturally Sensitive Perspective. Invitational paper presented at the 22nd Annual Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups Symposium, Cleveland, Ohio    


Funded Research

  • 2006- Present  Co-Investigator, “Learning About Urban Congregations and HIV/AIDS Study” funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. ($1,045,444) PI- Katherine DeRose  
  • 2007- Present  Co-Investigator, “Restoration Center Los Angeles: Steps to Wholeness – Mind, Body, and Spirit” funded by The California Endowment. ($450,000) PI- Bowen Chung


Grant Proposals in Progress

Urban Congregations & Minority Youth’s HIV Risk, SCORE (SC2)



Awards & Honors

  • 1998-2000  Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia School of Social Work  
  • 1993-1994  Academic Fellowship, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia School of Social Work
  •  1989  Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland  
  • 1986-1988  Senatorial Scholarship, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland College of Arts and Sciences


Civic Engagement/Communitiy Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, Eggleston Family Services. Incorporated (2008)


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