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Larry Nackerud

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279 Williams Street, Rm 355
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-5470

Teaching Specialties
Policy analysis
Immigration and refugee policies
Social science research method










Larry Nackerud

Ph.D., Cornell University
MSW: Tulane University
B.A.: Luther College

Larry Nackerud's primary teaching and research interests explore the formulation of social welfare policies and the applied practice of social work. He became interested in the mix of policy and practice while working as a child protection worker on a reservation in northern Montana. His interest intensified during his years working as a clinical social worker in the state psychiatric hospital of Alaska. He focused on the public policy area of U.S. immigration and refugee policy after the completion of his doctoal studies in the Texas-Mexico border region. In his teaching and research Nackerud pays a great deal of attention to the elements of research methodology, particularly the use of an interpretive inquiry paradigm, different sampling strategies, and combining quantitative and qualitative methods.

Selected Publications

Risler, E., & Nackerud, L. (in press). Vocational education practice guide. Journal of Correctional Education.

Green, D. M., Twill, S., Holosko, M. J., & Nackerud, L. (2015). An ecological approach to evaluating a system of care program: Dollars making sense. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 11(5), 484-497. doi: 10.1080/15433714.2013.853585.

Risler, E., Kintzle, S., & Nackerud, L. (2015). Haiti and the earthquake: Examining the experience of psychological stress and trauma. Research on Social Work Practice, 25(2), 251-256. doi: 10.1177/1049731514530002