Bennett, Jr., M. Daniel, PhD

Assistant Professor
An African-American male researcher poses for a photo in a studio
Contact Information Areas of Interest and Expertise
  • Behavioral Health

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Degrees

  • PhD, Social Work, University of North Carolina
  • MSW, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Sociology, Hampton University

Publications

  • Bennett, M.D. (2019) So Much Trouble on My Mind: African American males, cultural resources, and mental health: Coping with racism. Urban Social Work. (in press)
  • Bennett, M.D. (2018) Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City: Compensatory quasi-adaptive coping among African American males. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment Vol. 29, No. 2, pp 234-244.
  • Daniel, J.B., Gaddis, C. L., Legros, J., Bennett, M.D. & Turner, N.C. (2018) Breast Cancer Knowledge, Beliefs and Screening Practices among African American Women in a Rural Setting: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Health Sciences March 2018, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 29-38.
  • Bennett, M.D (2017) Neighborhood disorder, urban stressors, and street codes: A model for exploring social determinants of life-course trajectories. Urban Social Work 1(2) 89-103.
  • Miller, D.B., Bennett, M.D. (2015) Continued development of the Urban Hassles Index: Evolving examination of urban adolescent stressors. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. First online: 20 November 2015; pp 1-9; 10.1007/s10560-015-0430-4.
  • Bennett, M.D., & Joe, S. (2015) Exposure to violence, suicidality, and psychological distress among African American and Hispanic youth: Findings from the CDC Youth Violence Survey. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 25(8) 775-789.
  • Miller, D.B. & Bennett, M.D. (2011).  Challenges, disparities and experiences of African American Males. Research on Social Work Practice: Special Issue – African American Males, 21(3) 265-268.
  • Bennett, M. D., & Olugbala, F. (2010). Don’t bother me, I can’t cope: Stress, coping and problem behaviors among young African American males. In W. E. Johnson (Ed.), Social Work with African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy: New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Bennett, M. D. (2007). Racial socialization and ethnic identity: Do they offer protection against problem behaviors for African American Youth. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Special Issue – African American Perspectives 15(2/3) 137-161.
  • Coloma C., Hoffman, J.S., Gawryszewski, V.P., Bennett, M.D, Crosby, A.E. (2007).  Suicide Trends and Characteristics among the Guaraní Kaiowá and Ñandeva — Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 2000-2005 Mortality and Morbidity Weekly, 56 (1) 7- 9.
  • Bennett, M. D. (2007). Racial socialization and ethnic identity: Do they offer protection against problem behaviors for African American Youth. In J.C. Hall & S. Bowie (Eds.).  African American Behavior in the Social Environment: New Perspectives. Hawthorn Publishing Company: New York, NY.

 

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