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Matt G. Mutchler, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Sociology

Department: Sociology

Office: SBS B-332
Phone Extension: x3274
Email Username: mmutchler

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Selected Scholarly Publications

  • Hernandez, B. & Mutchler, M.G. 2009. “Gay-boy talk: Sexual Health Communicatino between young gay men and their best female friends.” Accepted for presentation at the California State University Dominguez Hills Student Research Day, February, 2009.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Garcia, L.; Cooper, E.; Gutierrez, J.; & Hernandez, B. 2008. “Gay-boy talk meets with girl-talk in Los Angeles: High quality and frequent sexual health communication between young gay men and their best friends supports safer sex intentions and behaviors.” Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, October; San Diego, CA.
  • McKay, T. & Mutchler. M.G. 2008. “Disclosure of HIV-status to male and female sexual partners by HIV positive men who have sex with men and women (MSMW).” Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, October; San Diego, CA.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Wagner, G.; McKay, T.; Cowgill, B.O.; Risley, B.; & Bogart, L.M. “Client perspectives on the value of treatment advocacy services at a large AIDS Service Orgnization.” Presented at the United States Confernce on AIDS, sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council; September, 2008.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; McKay, T,; Liu, H.; Candelario, N.; Stackhouse, B.; Bingham, T.; George, S.; Ayala, G. 2008. “Sex-drugs, community, and HIV: African American, Latino, and Multiracial young men who have sex with men (YMSM) in Los Angeles and New York.” Presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Brooks, R.; Ayala, G.; & Cooper, E. “Applying Research Methods in Community-based Organizations for Program Planning: Lessons Learned from a Large AIDs Service Organization.” Accepted for Oral Presentation at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference; Portland, OR; April, 2008.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Mckay, T.; Candelario, N.; Liu, H.; Stackhouse, B.; & Ayala, G. “Sex-drugs and Psychosocial Correlates of Condom Use among Young African-American, Latino, and Multiracial Men who have sex with Men in Los Angeles and New york. “ Accepted for Oral Presentation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; Atlanta, GA, December, 2007.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Doing Community-Based Sociology”. Invited Presentation for Professional Workshop. American Sociological Association. New York, NY; August, 2007.
  • Mckay, T.; Mutchler, M.G.; Castillo, E.; Canderlerio, N.; Stackhouse, B.; & Ayala, G. “Sex, Drugs, & HIV: Use and Risk Behaviors among Black and Latino Young Men who have Sex with Men in Los Angeles and New York.” Oral presentation at the UCLA-Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services HIV Research: The Next Generation Conference, Los Angeles CA, April, 2007.
  • Castillo, E.; McKay, T., & Mutchler, M.G. “Doing Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Sex, Drugs, and HIV among Young Gay Men of Color from a Sociological Perspective.” Oral Presentation at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, Oakland CA, March, 2007.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “University & Community Partnerships: How Does Sociology Help Communities?” Organizer and Presider for Oral Panel at the Pacific Sociology Association Conference, Oakland CA, March, 2007.
  • Castillo, E.; McKay, T.A.; & Mutchler, M.G. “African-Americans and Latinos: Perceptions of ‘Sex-Drugs’ and HIV among Young Gay Men of Color.” Oral Presentation at the Student Research Day Conference, University of California, Dominguez Hills, Carson CA, November, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; McKay, T.A.; Elman, E.; & Ayala, G. “How you Define Your Client Matters: A Comparison of Survey Findings from Two Different Methodologies at One Social Service Agency.” Oral Presentation at the American Public Association Conference, Boston, MA; November, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Loguercia-Souza, Annette. “Assessing Students learning on Participatory Research Projects at a Non-Residential Campus: What is the Best Approach?” Oral Workshop Presentation at the 36th Annual International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), Palm Springs, CA; October, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Teaching the Sociology of AIDS---Integrating Topics into Your Curriculum” Oral Workshop Presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; & Schuster, M.A. “A Sociological Perspective: the Social and Cultural Contexts of HIV Risk Behaviors among HIV+ Men who have sex with Men and Women (MSMW). Oral prersentation at the Pacifical Sociological Association Conference, April, 2006.
  • McKay, T.; Mutchler, M.G.; Elman, E.; & Ayala, G. “How You Define Your Client Matters: A comparison of Survey Findings from Two Different Methodologies at One Social Service Agency.” Oral Presentation at the 2006 HIV Research: the Next Generation Conference, April, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Sexual Health Communication: Young Gay Men and their Friends.” Poster presentation at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Conversations with Students” Panel presentation on working with students at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.
  • Aguilera, P. & Mutchler, M.G. “Dating Fickles: Dating Patterns Among Homosexual Men.” Poster presentatin at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Hendricks, P. “A Model for Community-Based Participatory Evaluation: Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluting HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues.” Oral presentation at the 1st Community-Based Teaching and Research Conference, California State University, Pomona, March, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G., & Gutierrez, J. “Sexual Health Communication: Young Gay Men and their Friends.” Oral presenation at the 21st Universitywide AIDS Research Program Biennial Invesitgator’s Meeting, February, 2006.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, M.A.; & Hebert, Pato. "A Model for Community-Based, Participatory Evaluation: Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluating HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues." Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, November, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; Schuster, M.A. "Tailoring HIV Prevention Interventions to HIV+ MSMW: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Unprocted Sex and Safer Sex Strategies." Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, November, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Hebert, P.; & Horwitz, L. "Using Crystal Meth: How to Protect and Value Gay Men's Lives Without all the Stigma." Workshop presentation at the National Gay Men's Health Summit; October, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; & Schuster, M.A. "Differences by Partner Gender in Safer Sex Strategies and Stigma among HIV+ MSMW." Oral presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; Schuster, M.A. "Tailoring HIV Prevention Interventions to HIV+ MSMW: Safer Sex Strategies and Predictors of Unprotected Sex with Male and Female Primary Partners." Oral presenation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; June, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L..; & Hebert, Pato. "A Model for Community-Based, Participatory Evaluation: Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluating HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues." Oral presenation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; June, 2005.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Schuster, M.A.; & Colemon, L. 'Tailoring prevention with positives interventions to male Latinos who have sex with men and women (MSMW): Differences in sexual disclosure and behavioral patterns, safer sex communication, and stigma/health experiences between HIV+ MSMW Latinos and non-Latinos.' Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference; November, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; & Colemon, L. 'Gendered safer sex strategies: HIV positive men who have sex with men and women report different communication and behavorial patterns with male versus female partners.' Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference; November, 2004.
  • Chion, M.; Fabian, A.; & Mutchler, M.G. 'Building capacity through evaluation consulting services with CBOs of color: A model for participatory evaluation collaboration.' Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference; November, 2004.
  • Mutchler M.G. 'Social Dimensions of AIDS Panel.' Invited Discussant at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G. 'Safer Sex Stories Told by Young Gay Men: Building on Resiliency through Gay-boy Talk.' Oral presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Colemon, L; & Schuster, M.A. 'Gendered Strategies: HIV Positive Men who have sex with Men and Women Report Different Safer Sex and Communication Patterns with Male versus Female Partners.' Poster presentation at the XV International AIDS Conference; Bangkok, Thailand; July, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Colemon, L. 'In The Mix: Exploring Intersections of Sexual Identities, Behaviors, and HIV Risk among HIV+ Men who have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW).' Invited oral presentation at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference; April, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Cadabes; C.; Colemon, L. "APLA's Commercial Sex Venue Initiative: 2003 Needs/Risk Assessment and Program Evaluation." Paper presented at the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference; March, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Colemon, L. "Sexual Risk and Disclosure Patterns of HIV+ Men who have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW): Racial/Ethnic Differences and HIV Prevention Implications." Poster presented at the Universitywide AIDS Research Program 20th AIDS Investigator's Meeting; February, 2004.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Elman, E.; Stately, A. “Evaluating Prevention Case Management (PCM): Lessons Learned and Preliminary Data from POWER.” Paper presented at the American Public Health Association Conference; Novemeber, 2003.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Gay-Boy Talk: Stopping the Waves of HIV Infection Among Young Gay Men.” Oral presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2003.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Herman, L. “HIV and Violence: What are the Behavioral Patterns Associated with Sexual Violence among Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS?” Oral presentation at the National HIV/AIDS Social Work Conference; May, 2003.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Wongvipat, N.; & Klosinski, L.E. “A Multi-level Intervention Approach to Providing Prevention for HIV Positives.” Paper presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference; November, 2002.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Bui, U.; Shariff, S.; Wongvipat, N.; & Klosinski, L.E. “Predictors of HIV Status Disclosure with Male Casual Sexual Partners Among HIV+ Men Who Have Sex with Men.” Paper presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference; November, 2002.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Comparing Sexual Cultures Across Bathhouses in Los Angeles County” Paper presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2002.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Klosinski, L.E.; Chion, M.; Bui, U.; & Shariff, S. “Predictors of Unprotected Anal Intercourse (UAI) with Casual Sexual Partners among HIV+ MSM in Los Angeles County (LAC).” Poster presentation at the XIV International AIDS Conference; Barcelona, Spain; July, 2002.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Herman, L. “Monitoring Outcomes in Case Management Programs: Changes in Acuity Scores Among APLA Clients.” The Fourteenth Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS; June, 2002.
  • Bui, U.; Chion, M.; & Mutchler, M.G. “A Systematic Approach to Pilot Test a Needs Assessment.” Presented at the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) New Investigator’s Conference; April, 2002.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Klosinski, L.E.; & Wongvipat, N. “Sexual Risk Behaviors of Self-Identified and Behaviorally Bisexual HIV+ Men.” American Public Health Association Conference; October, 2001.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Race/Ethnicity Matters: Latino Versus Caucasian Young Gay Men’s Sexual Stories.” American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2001.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Race and AIDS.” Invited to participate on panel at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2001.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Tran, A.; & Klosinski, L.E. “Sexual Health Needs of HIV-Positive Bisexual Men.” Poster presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference; August, 2001.
  • Wongvipat, N.; Mutchler, M.G. & Klosinski, L.E. “An Intra-Agency Collaborative for Prevention Services for HIV-Infected Persons.” Poster presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference; August, 2001.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; Tran, A.; & Klosinski, L.E. “Non-disclosures of HIV Status and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV+ Bisexual Men: Implications for Prevention Interventions.” Poster presented at the 4th Annual Conference on AIDS Research in California, Universitywide AIDS Research Program; February, 2001.
  • Mutchler, M.G.; & Klosinski, L.E. “Predictors of Sexual Risk Behaviors among HIV+ Gay Men: Implications for Prevention for Positive Programs.” American Public Health Association. November, 2000.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Klosinski, L.E. “Predictors of Non-Adherence and Unprotected Anal Intercourse among HIV+ Gay Men: Double Trouble.” American Public Health Association. November, 2000.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “Intergenerational Exorcisms: White and Latino Gay Youth’s Parental Stories.” American Sociological Association. August, 2000.
  • Mutchler, M.G. & Klosinski, L.E. “Predictors of Non-Adherence: Implications for Multi-Tiered Interventions.” Poster at the XIII International AIDS Conference. Durbin, South Africa. July, 2000.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “What’s the Difference? Sexual Risk Behaviors of HIV+ Bisexual Men vs. HIV+ Gay Men.” Los Angeles HIV Research & Community Colloquia Series. May, 2000.
  • Mutchler, M.G. “White and Latino Gay Male Youth & Risky Situations: Sexual Coercion and Relationships.” Universitywide AIDS Research Program. February, 2000

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