African Journal of Gender and Women Studies

ISSN 2736-1578

Editorial Board



Prof. S. P Margarita Alegria,

Director/Professor of Harvard Medical School Psychiatry

Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research

Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School

120 Beacon Street, Fourth Floor

Somerville, MA 02143.

Associate Editors

Prof. Alan D. Allery, B.S., M.H.A., M.Ed., M.H.A., Ph.D.

Director, National Resource Center on

Native American Aging

North Dakota Student Health Center for Rural Health

University of North Dakota School of

Medicine and Health Science

P.O. Box 9038

Grand Forks, ND 58202.


Prof. Rene V. Anderson,

Statewide Parent Advocate Coordinator

Child & Family Studies

Florida Mental Health Institute

13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Tampa, Fl 33612-3899

Prof. P. Thelma Baskin

627 West 87th Terrace

Kansas City, MO 64114

Prof. Ellen U. Bassuk, M.D.

President, National Center on Family


Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard

Medical School

National Center on Family Homelessness

181 Wells Avenue

Newton, MA 02459

Prof. Evelyn Becker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Mental Health Clinic

Behavioral Health Department

Indian Health Service

P.O. Box 649

Fort Defiance, AZ

Prof. Mary Z. Behrens, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.-C

First Vice President

American Nurses Association

5504 East 22nd Street

Casper, WY 82609

Prof. G. Belinda Biscoe, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President for University Outreach

Public and Community Services Administrations

University of Oklahoma, College of Continuing Education

555 East Constitution Avenue, Suite 128

Norman, OK 73072

Prof. Andrea D. Blanch, Ph.D.


Center for Women, Violence and Trauma

520 Ralph Street

Sarasota, FL 34242

Prof. S. Angeline Bushy, Ph.D., R.N.

Professor and Bert Fish Chair School of Nursing

University of Central Florida

1200 Speedway Boulevard

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Prof. Silvia U. Canetto, Ph.D.


Department of Psychology

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO 80523.

Prof. Linda Chaudron, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

University of Rochester School of Medicine

300 Crittenden Boulevard, Box Psych

Rochester, NY 14642.


Prof. Elizabeth C. Clark, Ph.D., A.C.S.W., M.P.H.

Executive Director

National Association of Social Workers

750 First Street, N.E., Suite 700

Washington, DC 20002.

Prof. Caroline F. Clauss-Ehlers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Educational Psychology

Graduate School of Education

Rutgers University

10 Seminary Place

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Prof. Susan R. Cochran,

Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

UCLA School of Public Health

University of California, Los Angeles

Box 951772

Los Angeles, CA 90095.


Prof. Vickie A. Coffey, M.S.A.

Executive Director

Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network

203 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2323

Chicago, IL 60601.


Prof. Jerilyn W. Cohen-Ross,

President and Chief Executive Officer

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

5225 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 400

Washington, DC 20015

Prof. P.S Lorraine Cole, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

National Black Women’s Health Imperative

600 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., Suite 310

Washington, DC 20003

Prof. L.K Judith Cook,

Director, Mental Health Service Research

Program Professor of Sociology in Psychiatry

University of Illinois, Chicago

104 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 900

Chicago, IL 60603.

Prof. Helen A. Coons, Ph.D.

President and Clinical Director

Women’s Mental Health Association

225 South 17th Street, Suite 2701.

Prof. Nereida M. Correa,

Education Core Director

Bronx Center for Reducing and Eliminating

Disparities in Health

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

Institute of Community and Collaborative Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1300 Morris Park Avenue, Mazur Room 100

Bronx, NY 10461.

Prof. Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo,

Director of Women’s Health and Gender Based Research

Agency for Healthcare and Research and Quality

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

540 Gaither Road.

Prof. Kathleen D. DeBold, B.S.

Executive Director

The Mautner Project

1707 L Street, N.W., Suite 230

Washington, DC 20036

Prof. Rani Desai Desmond, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Section Chair

Mental Health Section

American Public Health Association

NEPEC/182, VA CT Health Care System

950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06546


Prof. Igor Deborah Donaldson

Director, Human Services Chair

Sedgwick County NACBHD

635 North Main

Wichita, KS 67203

Prof. Charlene Loria-Ortiz

Executive Director

Center for Health Policy Development, Inc.

6989 Alamo Downs Parkway

San Antonio, TX 78238


Prof. Norma Finkelstein, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Institute for Health and Recovery

349 Broadway

Cambridge, MA 02139.

Prof. Rachel S. Fleissner,

Child Psychiatrist, Medical Director

Associate Professor

American Academy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Prairie St. Johns

University of North Fargo

510 Fourth Street South

Fargo, ND 58103.

Prof. Candace S. Fleming,


Psychiatry, F800

American Indian and Alaska Native Programs

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

P.O. Box 6508

Aurora, CO 80045-0508.

Prof. Linda Frisman, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Research

University of Connecticut

410 Capitol Avenue, MS #14 RSD

Hartford, CT 06106.

Prof. Howard K. Goldman,


Department of Psychiatry

University of Maryland

10600 Trotters Trail

Potomac, MD 20854.

Prof. Susan G. Gorin,

Executive Director

National Association of School Psychologists

4340 East West Highway, Suite 402

Bethesda, MD 20814

Prof. Melva D. Green, M.D.

American Psychiatric Association

1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825

Arlington, VA 22209-3901

Phyllis Greenberger, M.S.W.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Society for Women’s Health Research

1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 701

Washington, DC 20036