fabrice julien

Fabrice Julien

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Research/Teaching Interests: Mental health disparities, Immigrant health, Social stratification and mobility, the stress process framework, Psychological Well-Being, Depressive symptomatology, Discrimination and Health, Education and health outcomes, Structural equation modeling, Quantitative methods, Race and Ethnicity, Identity formation, Racial heterogeneity, Colorism and ethnic identity, Migration and health, Gender disparities in health

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sociology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, In Progress
  • Master of Arts, Sociology; The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2017
  • Master of Public Health; The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, May 2015
  • Certificate, Public Health; The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, May 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Minor in Public Health; The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, May 2013

Dissertation: Please Make Us Proud: An Exploration of The Association Between Parent Educational Expectations and the Psychological Well-Being of Immigrant Children

Selected Presentations:

  • Julien, Fabrice S., Valles, Jessica, Acharya, Sanjeev, and Patricia Drentea, 2019. Place, Family and Depressive Symptomatology: A Comparison of Two Countries among Older Adults. Paper Session. 114th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. 2019. Health Care Utilization Disparities Among Immigrant Children: An Interdisciplinary Examination of How Unmet Mental Health Needs Stem from Parent Educational Expectations. 25th Annual Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality National Research Service Award Trainees Conference. Washington, D.C.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. 2018. Mental Health Disparities Among Second Generation Caribbean Immigrant Children: How Ethnic Self-Identification Informs the Association Between Perceived Discrimination and Depressive Symptomatology. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Sociology Invited Talk. Birmingham, AL.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. 2018. Parent Expectations, Student Achievement and Depression: Exploring the Expectation Differences Among Black Parents. The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Health Services, Outcomes & Effectiveness Research (HSOER) Training Program (Fellows) Meeting. Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. Birmingham, AL.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. 2017. The Association Between Perceived Discrimination and Depressive Symptomatology Among Caribbean Immigrant Children. Talk presented at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. and Wango, R.K. 2015. On-Boarding of Hospitals in New Hampshire for the Purpose of Meaningful Use to the New Hampshire Public Health Authority: New Hampshire Public Health Association. Annual Meeting.
  • Julien, Fabrice S. et al. 2015. Injury Prevention Report: Utilizing State and National Data to Introduce Evidence-Based Recommendations in New Hampshire. Injury Prevention Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital. Presented to the Injury Prevention Advisory Council Leadership Team.

Professional Memberships:

  • Southern Sociological Society
  • Mid-South Sociological Association
  • The American Sociological Association
  • The Association of Black Sociologists
  • The American Public Health Association
  • AmeriCorps Alumni Association

Selected Teaching Experiences:

  • Health Inequalities in America, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Sociology, Visiting Lecturer
  • Health Disparities, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Sociology, Visiting Lecturer
  • The Research Experience (capstone), The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Lab Instructor
  • Applied Social Psychology (graduate level), The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Teaching Assistant
  • The Sociology of Mental Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Teaching Assistant
  • Social Change, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Teaching Assistant
  • Historical Epidemiology: Pathogens, Plagues, and Patient Zero, Duke Kunshan University, Instructor
  • Civil and Environmental Law, Duke University Talent Identification Program, Instructor
  • Epidemiology and Medical Care, Duke University Talent Identification Program, Teaching Assistant
  • Medical Facilities and Acute Care Management, Duke University Talent Identification Program, Instructor
  • First Year Seminar: Getting Engaged, The University of New Hampshire, Instructor of Record
  • Critical Thinking in Higher Education, The University of New Hampshire, Instructor of Record
  • Engaging in the Community: Learning Through Service, The University of New Hampshire, Instructor of Record

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors: Aletheia House, November 2017 – Present
  • President: Community Affairs Committee Young Partners. August 2016 – August 2018

Honors and Awards:

  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship, 2019
  • Mid-South Sociological Association Graduate Paper of Distinction Award, 2nd Place Winner, 2018
  • William Cockerham Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2018
  • National Research Services Award (NRSA) predoctoral traineeship in the UAB Health Services, Outcomes, and Effectiveness Research Training Program (T32), funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Inductee, 2016