David Androff

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Biography

David Androff , MSW, PhD is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University where he chairs the Policy, Administration, and Community Program, and teaches courses in community practice, social policy, and global social welfare. He is a  Senior Sustainability Scholar with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. D r. Androff earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Androff is the author of  Practicing Rights: Human Rights-based Approaches to Social Work Practice (Routlege Press, 2016).   

 

Dr. Androff’s scholarship was recognized with the 2011 Emerging Scholar Award from the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration. He is a founding member of the CSWE Committee on Human Rights. Dr. Androff’s interests center on building strong and sustainable communities through promoting human rights. His scholarship explores the connections between human rights and social work and has investigated Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, refugee empowerment, immigration policy, human trafficking. 

Research Interests

Dr. Androffs interests center on building strong and sustainable communities through promoting human rights. His scholarship explores the connections between human rights and social work and has investigated Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, refugee empowerment, immigration policy, human trafficking. 

Publications

Books

 

Tiong, T. N., Chan, S., Mehta, K. & Androff, D. (eds.) (2017). Transforming society: Strategies for social development in Singapore, Asia, and around the world. Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series. London: Routledge.

 

Androff, D. (2016). Practicing rights: Human rights-based approaches to social work practice. London: Routledge.

 

Edited Special Issue

 

Androff, D. & Caplan, M. (in press). Social investment, assets, and social development – the state of the art: A Special Issue in honor of James Midgley. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.

 

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals (* indicates student)

Androff, D. (in press). A case study of a grassroots Truth and Reconciliation Commission from a community practice perspective. Journal of Social Work.

*Lateef, H. & Androff, D. (in press). “Children can’t learn on an empty stomach: The Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.

Androff, D., *Fike, C., & *Rorke, J. (2017). Greening social work education: Teaching environmental rights and sustainability in community practice. Journal of Social Work Education, 53(3), 399-413.

 

Becerra, D., Wagaman, M.A., Androff, D., Messing, J.T., & Castillo, J.  (2017).  Policing immigrants: Fear of deportation and perceptions of law enforcement and criminal justice. Journal of Social Work, 17(6), 715-731.

 

Androff, D. (2016). The human rights of unaccompanied minors in the USA from Central America. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 1(2), 71-77.

*Fike, C., & Androff, D. (2016). “The pain of exile”: What social workers need to know about Burmese refugees. Social Work, 61(2), 127-135.

 

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Messing, J., Castillo, J. & Cimino, A. (2015). Linguistic Acculturation and Perceptions of Quality, Access, and Discrimination in Health Care among Latinos in the U.S. Social Work in Health Care, 54(2), 134-157.

Messing, J., Becerra, D., *Ward-Lasher, A., & Androff, D. (2015). Latinas perceptions of law enforcement: Fear of deportation, crime reporting, and trust in the system. Affilia, 30(3), 328-340.

Albrithen, A., & Androff, D. (2014). The convergence of social work and human rights: Exploring the historical and ethical foundations of allied disciplines. Indian Journal of Social Work, 75(4), 535-552.

Messing, J.T., Campbell, J.C., Brown, S., Patchell, B., Androff, D.K., & Wilson, J.S. (2014). The association between protective actions and homicide risk: Findings from the Oklahoma Lethality Assessment Study. Violence & Victims, 29(4), 543-563.

Becerra, D., Androff, D., *Cimino, A., *Wagaman, M. & *Blanchard, K. (2013). The impact of perceived discrimination and immigration policies upon perceptions of quality of life among Latinos in the U.S. Race & Social Problems 5(1), 65-78.

 

Androff, D. (2012). Narrative healing among victims of violence:  The impact of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Families in Society, 93(1), 10-16.

 

Androff, D. (2012). Can civil society reclaim the truth? Results from a community-based Truth and Reconciliation Commission. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 6(2), 296-317. 

 

Androff, D. (2012). Reconciliation in a community based restorative justice intervention: Victim assessments of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 39(4), 73-96.

 

Androff, D. (2012). Adaptations of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in the North American context:  Local examples of a global restorative justice intervention. Advances in Social Work: Special Issue on Global Problems and Local Solutions, 13(2), 408-419.

 

Androff, D. (2012). The scourge of slavery: The contemporary reality of an international human rights challenge. Global Dialogue, 14(2), 22-30.

 

Androff, D. & *Tavassoli, K. (2012). Deaths in the desert:  The human rights crisis on the US-Mexico border. Social Work, 57(2), 165-173.

  • 12th most read article on journal website, Jan 2013

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayón, C. & Castillo, J. (2012). Fear vs. Facts:  Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 39(4), 111-134.

 

Benton, A., Androff, D., Barr, B., & Taylor, S. (2012). Of quant jocks and qual outsiders:  Doctoral student narratives on the quest for training in qualitative research. Qualitative Social Work, 11(3), 232-248.

 

Ayón, C., Moya-Salas, L., Gurrola, M. & Androff, D. (2012). Intended and unintended consequences of employer sanction laws on Latino families. Qualitative Social Work, 11(6), 587-603.   

 

*Benson, G. O., Sun, F., Hodge, D. & Androff, D. (2012). Religious coping and acculturation stress among Hindu Bhutanese: A study of newly-resettled refugees in the United States. International Social Work, 55(4), 538-553.  

 

Androff, D. (2011). The problem of contemporary slavery:  An international human rights challenge for social work. International Social Work, 54(2), 209-222.

·         Awarded Frank Turner Prize for Best Article of 2011

·         3rd most read article on journal website, Nov. 2011

 

Androff, D., Ayón, C., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Salas, L., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., & Segal, E. (2011). US immigration policy and immigrant children's well-being:  The impact of policy shifts. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 38(1), 77-98.

 

Ayón, C., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Androff, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Moya-Salas, L., & Segal, E. (2011). The mental health status of Latino children in the public child welfare system:  A look at generation and origin. Child and Family Social Work, 16(4), 369-379.

 

Segal, E., Gerdes, K., *Mullins, J., *Wagaman, M. & Androff, D. (2011). Social empathy attitudes:  Do Latino students have more?  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 21(4), 438-454.

 

Androff, D. (2010). ‘To not hate’:  Reconciliation among victims of violence and participants of the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Contemporary Justice Review, 13(3), 269-285.  

 

Androff, D. (2010). Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs):  An international human rights intervention and its connection to social work. British Journal of Social Work, 40(6), 1960-1977.

·         Selected as Editor's Choice

 

Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Ayón, C., Androff, D., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Moya-Salas, L., & Segal, E. (2010). Poverty and other factors affecting migration intentions among adolescents in Mexico. Journal of Poverty, 14, 1-16.

 

Chapters in Edited Books

 

Androff, D. (in press). Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, Human Rights, and Trauma. In Butler, L., Critelli, F., & Carello, J. (eds.) Trauma and Human Rights. Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Androff, D. (in press). Slavery. In Bornstein, M. (ed) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Androff, D. (2017). Human rights-based and good governance approaches to social development. In Midgley, J. & M. Pawar (eds.). Future Directions in Social Development (61-77). Palgrave.

 

Dabach, D., Furman, R., Ackerman, A., Androff, D., Epps, D., Jones, S., & Loya, M. (2016). The Northwest Detention Center: A nexus of the immigration debate. In Furman, R., Epps, D., Lamphear, G. (eds.). Detaining the immigrant other: Global and transnational issues (pp. 53-66). Oxford University Press.

 

Androff, D. & *McPherson, J. (2014). Can human rights-based social work practice bridge the micro/macro divide? In Libal, K., Healy, L., Thomas, R. & Berthold, M. (eds.) Advancing Human Rights in Social Work Education (pp. 23-40). Washington DC: Council on Social Work Education.

 

Androff, D. (2014). Human rights and the war on immigration. In Furman, R. & A. Akerman (eds.) Criminalization of Immigration:  Contexts and Consequences (pp. 147-162). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

 

Becerra, D., Ayón, C., Gurrola, M., Androff, D. & Segal, E. (2014). Poverty among immigrants and refugees. In E. Giffords & K. Garber (eds.) New Perspectives on Poverty: Policies, Programs, and Practice (pp. 388-445). Chicago:  Lyceum Books.

 

Androff, D. (2013). Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and Transitional Justice in a Restorative Justice Context. In K. van Wormer & L. Walker (eds.) Restorative Justice Today: Practical Applications (pp. 205-213). Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Androff, D. (2008). Working in the mud:  Community reconciliation and restorative justice in Timor-Leste.  In K. van Wormer (ed.) Restorative Justice across the East and West (p 123-44).  Hong Kong: Casa Verde Publishing. 

 

Book Reviews

 

Androff, D. (in press). [Review of the book Social investment and social welfare: International and Critical Perspectives, J. Midgley, E. Dahl, & A. Conley Wright (eds.)] Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.

 

Androff, D. (in press). [Review of the book Breaking the WTO: How emerging powers disrupted the neoliberal project, K. Hopewell] Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.

 

Androff, D. (2011). [Review of the book Social work and social development: Theories and skills for developmental social work, J. Midgley & A. Conley (eds.)] Social Development Issues, 33(3).

 

Androff, D. (2007). [Review of the book Child soldiers: From Violence to Prevention, M. Wessels] Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 35(2) 180-181.

 

Androff, D. (2007). [Review of the book Humanitarian aid work:  A critical approach, C.M. Beristain]. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 34(4) 187-188. 

 

Androff, D. (2006). [Review of the book Introduction to social welfare and social work:  The US in global perspective, K. Van Wormer]. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 33(4), 215-217.

 

Reports

 

Androff, D. (2017). The future of the International Consortium for Social Development: Workshop of the Board of Directors in Zagreb. International Consortium for Social Development.

 

Androff, D. (2017). Results of the 2017 ICSD Membership Survey. International Consortium for Social Development.

 

Androff, D. (2017). “The more you know English, the easier you get access. The longer you are in the U.S., the better you know what to do”. Refugees’ experiences of health and health care in the U.S. Report on the Refugee Health Partnership Focus Groups. Community of Care, Dignity Health Arizona.

 

Androff, D. & Klimek, B. (2014). Final Report of the ASU/DES Refugee Resettlement Collaboration: Technical Assistance to Ethnic Community Based Organizations. Office of Refugee Programs, Department of Economic Security, Arizona. 

Courses

Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SWG 682 Community Participation Strats
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
SWU 462 Global Social Welfare
SWG 562 Global Social Welfare
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
SWG 731 Welfare State
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
SWU 462 Global Social Welfare
SWG 562 Global Social Welfare
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
SWG 682 Community Participation Strats
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
SWU 498 Pro-Seminar
SWG 591 Seminar
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
SWG 791 Seminar
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
SWU 498 Pro-Seminar
SWG 591 Seminar

Presentations

Conference Presentations

 

Androff, D. (2017). Principles of human rights-based social work practice. 20th Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development. July 9, 2017. Zagreb, Croatia.

 

Androff, D., Fike, C. & Klimek, B. (2017). Burmese refugees in the US: Overcoming oppression and division through community participation. 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2017. New Orleans, LA.

 

Androff, D. & Jung, C. (2017). Preparing social workers for environmental sustainability. 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2017. New Orleans, LA.

 

Androff, D., McPherson, J., Berthold, M. & Libal, K. (2016). Human rights and the grand challenges: Rights-based approaches to social work priorities. 62nd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. November, 2016. Atlanta, GA.

 

Mapp, S., Berthold, M., Libal, K. & Androff, D. (2016). Impacts of U.S. immigration policy on children and effective inter-professional responses. 62nd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. November, 2016. Atlanta, GA.

 

Androff, D., Barretti, M. Mann, M. & Steen, J. (2016). Teaching social policy analysis. Policy 2.0: Policy Teaching Institute, Influencing State Policy. June, 2016. St. Louis, MO.

 

Klimek, B. & Androff, D. (2016). Empowerment through community practice: Developing social entrepreneurship. Youth Agribusiness, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Summit on Innovation. Global Youth Innovation Network, ASU EmPeace LABS, University-Community Partnership for Social Action Research. March, 2016. Dakar, Senegal.

 

Klimek, B. & Androff, D. (2016). Community development model application for developing community programs. Youth Agribusiness, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Summit on Innovation. Global Youth Innovation Network, ASU EmPeace LABS, University-Community Partnership for Social Action Research. March, 2016. Dakar, Senegal.

 

Androff, D., *Merie, K., *Fike, C., *Cheung, J., Klimek, B. (2016). Refugees perceptions of social entrepreneurship: A new model of integration, sustainability, and community empowerment. 20th Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2016. Washington D.C.

 

*Fike, C., *Cheung, J., *Hameed, L., Androff, D. & Klimek, B. (2015). Capacity building in refugee communities through applied participatory education. By the People: Participatory Democracy, Civic Engagement, and Citizenship Education. December 5, 2015. Arizona State University.

 

Klimek, B., *Fike, C. & Androff, D. (2015). Empowering refugees through community practice. 61st Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. October 18, 2015. Denver, CO.

 

Roll, S., Fernando, R., Sherraden, M., Mizrahi, T. & Androff, D. (2015). Teaching macro social work: Models, Pedagogy, and Practical Applications. 61st Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. October 18, 2015. Denver, CO.

 

Bailey, D., Mizrahi, T., Soska, T., Norton, J., Roll, S., Burghardt, S., Androff, D., Husain, H. & Homan, M.20 in 2020: Macro Matters campaign to advance macro practice in social work. 61st Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. October 18, 2015. Denver, CO.

 

Androff, D. (2015). The human rights of unaccompanied minors in the U.S. from Central America: An Arizona perspective. Human-rights based social work advocacy for the rights of migrant children and children in mixed-status families in the United States. September 19, 2015. University of Connecticut, School of Social Work & Human Rights Institute.

 

Androff, D. (2015). Panel on the future of social development. 19th Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development. July, 2015. SIM University, Singapore.

 

Androff, D. & Klimek, B. (2015). Social entrepreneurship with refugees: A model for refugee empowerment, community integration, and sustainability.19th Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development. July, 2015. SIM University, Singapore.

 

Androff, D. & *Rorke, J. (2015). Building global estimates of child domestic workers: A new social indicator of human rights violations. 19th Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2015. New Orleans, LA.

 

*Fike, C., *Shimansky, S., Androff, D. & Klimek, B. (2015). Empowering refugee communities: A qualitative analysis of a grassroots capacity-building model. 19th Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2015. New Orleans, LA.

 

Androff, D., *Fike, C. & *Rorke, J. (2014). Greening social work education: Teaching environmental rights and sustainability in community practice. 60th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. October 25, 2014. Tampa, Florida.

 

Bailey, D., Mizrahi, T., Homan, M., *Norton, J., *Baier, M., Soska, T., Roll, S., Burghardt, S., Rome, S. & Androff, D. (2014). Macro matters: The Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work. 60th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. October 26, 2014. Tampa, Florida.

 

Androff, D. & Klimek, B. (2014). Promoting empowerment and capacity-building with grassroots refugee communities. 3rd Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development. July 10, 2014. Melbourne, Australia.

 

Androff, D., Becerra, D., *Booth, J. & Ay�n, C. (2014). Restrictive state immigration policies and immigrant population shifts: Using geospatial mapping techniques to inform policy and practice. 18th Conference of Society for Social Work and Research. January 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX.

 

Messing, J., Becerra, D., & Androff, D. (2014). Latinas & law enforcement: The impact of fear of deportation on confidence in law enforcement and willingness to report violent crimes. 18th Conference of Society for Social Work and Research. January 18, 2014. San Antonio, TX.

 

Libal, K., Androff, D., Berthold, M. & *McPherson, J. (2013). Human rights-based practice: Beyond the micro/macro binary in social work. 59th Annual Program Meeting - Council on Social Work Education. November 3, 2014. Dallas, TX.

 

Androff, D., Agbenyiga, D., Norward, J., Jayasundara, D. & Rodenborg, N. (2013). It matters  Water and human rights: Relevance and implications for global social work. 59th Annual Program Meeting - Council on Social Work Education. November 2, 2014. Dallas, TX.

 

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayon, C. & Castillo, J. (2013). Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the United States. 59th Annual Program Meeting - Council on Social Work Education. November 1, 2013. Dallas, TX.

 

Gatenio Gabel, S., Harding S., Libal, K., Mapp, S. & Androff, D. (2013). A rights-based approach to social policies  Symposia on Human Rights and Social Policy. Global Health and Well-Being: The Social Work Response. June 19, 2013. New York University, NY.

 

Androff, D. (2013). A framework for human rights-based approaches to social work practice. International Federation of Social Workers / Asia-Pacific Association of Social Work Educators Regional Conference. June 6, 2013. Manila, Philippines.

 

Androff, D. & *McPherson, J. (2013). Can human rights-based social work practice bridge the micro/macro divide? Working Seminar in Advancing Human Rights in Social Work Education. May 16, 2013. Hartford, CT.

 

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Messing, J., Castillo, J. & Wagaman, A. (2013). Fear of deportation and perceptions of law enforcement among Latinos in the United States. Society for Social Work and Research. January 19, 2013. San Diego, CA.

 

Androff, D. (2012). Decolonizing strategies: Addressing colonial and social work legacies with indigenous populations. Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development. July 9, 2012. Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Androff, D. & Popescu, M. (2012). Language and its role in advancing human rights. Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development. July 10, 2012. Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Androff, D. (2012). Integrating human rights into social work practice and social development: Towards rights-based social work practice. International Consortium for Social Development, Asia Pacific Region. June 27, 2012. Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

 

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Messing, J., Castillo, J. & *Cimino, A. (2012). Health care for Latinos in the United States:  Perceptions of quality, discrimination, and access. Society for Social Work and Research. January 13, 2012. Washington D.C.

 

Androff, D. & *McPherson, J. (2011). Human rights-based social work: A new framework for social justice. 57th Annual Program Meeting Council on Social Work Education. October 28, 2011. Atlanta, GA.

 

Androff, D. (2011). Adaptations of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in the North American context. 3rd National Conference on Restorative Justice. June 8, 2011. Raleigh, NC.

 

Androff, D. (2011). Decolonizing strategies for addressing social work legacies with indigenous populations:  Implications for the US from Canada, Australia, and South Africa. 4th Conference on International Social Work. March 26, 2011. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Becerra, D., Androff, D., *Cimino, A., *Wagaman, M. & *Blanchard, K. (2011). The impact of perceived discrimination and U.S. immigration policies upon perceptions of wellbeing among Latinos in the U.S. Society for Social Work and Research. January 14, 2011, Tampa, FL.

 

Moya-Salas, L., Gurrola, M., Ay�n, C. & Androff, D. (2011). Intended and unintended consequences of employer sanction laws on Latino families. Society for Social Work and Research. January 14, 2011, Tampa, FL.

 

Gerdes, K., Segal, E., *Mullins, J., *Wagaman, M. & Androff, D. (2011). Social empathy attitudes and Latino culture. Society for Social Work and Research. January 14, 2011, Tampa, FL.

 

Androff, D. (2011). Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and narrative healing. 17th International Consortium for Social Development Symposium. January 7, 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Androff, D., (2010). Truth and Reconciliation Commissions:  An international human rights intervention and its connection to social work.  2010 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development:  The Agenda. June 2010, Hong Kong. 

 

Androff, D., Messing, J. & Segal, E. (2009). The deleterious consequences of US immigration policy upon Mexican immigrant childrens well-being. 16th International Consortium of Social Development Symposium.  July 2009, Monterrey, Mexico.

 

Androff, D. (2009). Community reconciliation and welfare:  Victims perspectives on the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The 2nd National Conference on Restorative Justice.  May 2009, San Antonio, TX. 

 

Androff, D. (2008).  Victim Perspectives on the Greensboro Truth & Reconciliation Commissions.  Society for Social Work and Research. January, 2008. Washington D.C.

 

Androff. D. & Messing, J. (2007). Systemic barriers to the protection of women from intimate partner violence.  Council for Social Work Education.   October, 2007. San Francisco, CA.

 

Androff, D. (2007). Truth & Reconciliation Commissions:  Conflict resolution interventions for social development.  15th Symposium of International Consortium for Social Development.  July, 2007, Hong Kong, China.

 

Androff, D. (2007). Contemporary forms of slavery:  Implications and challenges for social

development.  15th Symposium of International Consortium for Social Development.  July, 2007. Hong Kong, China.

 

Androff, D. (2007). Truth, reconciliation, & welfare:  The Greensboro Truth & Reconciliation Commission. 5th American Symposium on Victimology. April, 2007. Baltimore, MD.

 

Androff, D. (2007).  Restorative justice and social work practice. Social Justice Symposium, January 2007, Berkeley, CA.

Service

  • Journal of Community Practice, Article reviewer (2014 - Present)