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Sanjana Ragudaran, Ph.D., MSW

Specialist Professor

Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York

MSW, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

BSc, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Office
McAllan Hall, 7
Phone
732-923-4596
Email
sragudar@monmouth.edu
Courses this Semester
Social Welfare and Policy Services I
Global Human Rights and Social Justice
First Year Seminar
Regularly Taught Courses
Social Welfare and Policy Services I & II
Global Human Rights and Social Justice
About

Dr. Sanjana Ragudaran has been a Specialist Professor in the School of Social Work since 2014. She worked as a social worker in Singapore in both micro and macro settings prior to moving to the United States. Sanjana interned at the Urban Justice Center in NYC while pursuing her Ph.D. at the Graduate Center, CUNY. During this time, she was involved in research around the inequalities in the restaurant industry and domestic work especially with the undocumented population. Sanjana is currently working with fellow faculty on course evaluations, involved in a Needs Assessment Survey and carrying out life histories of residents in Asbury Park.

Research Interests

Race inequalities, immigration and community based research.

Publications
Scholarly Articles

Ragudaran, S. & Hogan, C. (2015). Breaking out of the Box: Adventure Based Field Education. Instructor’s Supplementary power points. Lyceum Group, Oxford Press: Chicago, IL.

Ragudaran, S. (2011).  Filipino Women Domestics on an International Economic Mission: A MultiMethod, Data- Mining Study (Doctoral Dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest. (UMI 3444995). 
Presentations/Invited Talks

Hogan, C. & Ragudaran, S.  (2017, March).  Evaluation of field visits of graduate elective class, Social Work Practice with the Aged.  Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA (Submitted and Accepted).

Zabotka, J., Ragudaran, S.  & Elliot, W. (2016, July). The ABC’s of Creating and Implementing a Hybrid Template.  Paper presented at D2L Brightspace Annual Conference, Washington D.C.  

McCloskey, R. & Ragudaran, S.  (2016, March).  The Creation and Evaluation of a Maternal Mental Health Course.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Dallas, TX.

Ragudaran, S.  (2014, November).  Global Labor and Immigration Boundaries.   Presentation at Teach- In, School of Social Work, Monmouth University, NJ.

Professional Associations

NASW Member
CSWE Member
ACOSA Member
NJBSWEA Vice President