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Curriculum Vitae

SATISH SHARMA

School of Social Work

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV 89154-5032

U.S.A.
Office Phone: (702) 895-1038

Office Fax: (702) 895-4079

e-mail: satish.sharma@unlv.edu



EDUCATION
Degree Year University Emphases
Ph.D. 1974 Ohio State University Sociology and Dev. Sociology

M.S.W. 1980 University of Iowa Macro Practice

M.A. 1964 Panjab University Sociology
B.A. 1962 " Sociology and Public Administration

B.A. 1960 " Mathematics/Statistics


One-year 1985 Gujarat Gandhian Welfare Thought

Certificate Vidyapith



EMPLOYMENT
1982-Cont. Professor (1988-Cont.), School Chairperson/Director (1986-93); Graduate Program Coordinator (1997-2003); BSW Program Coordinator (2011-2012; Fall 2014); Associate Professor (1982-88) - School of Social Work, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, USA.
1980-82 Area Manager, Adult Care Inc.-Key VII, Waterloo, Iowa, USA..

1979-80 Assistant Professor of Social Work, Evening Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.


1974-79 Assistant Professor of Sociology/Social Work, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA.
1971-74 Graduate Research Associate, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
1966-71 Lecturer in Rural Sociology (1966-69) and Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology (1969-71), Department of Economics and Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.
1965-66 State Health Educator, Directorate of Health and Family Planning

Services, Chandigarh, Punjab, India.

1964-65 Senior Research Investigator, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, U.S.A.

SCHOLARSHIP
Books
Sharma, Satish, The Legacy and the Resource for Gandhian Research. (In-progress)
Sharma, Satish, Gandhi’s Teachers: Henry David Thoreau. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Vidyapith University, 2013.
Sharma, Satish, Gandhi’s Teachers: John Ruskin. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Vidyapith University, 2011.
Sharma, Satish, Gandhi’s Teachers: Leo Tolstoy. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Vidyapith University, 2009.
Sharma, Satish, Gandhi's Teachers: Rajchandra Ravjibhai Mehta. Ahmedabad: Gujarat Vidyapith University 2005.
Sharma, Satish, Gandhi, Women, and Social Development. Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1982.
Sharma, Satish, Modernism and Planned Social Change. Hong Kong: Asian Research Service,1982.
Sharma, Satish, Migratory Workers and Their Socio-Cultural Adjustment. Chandigarh: Panjab University, 1964.

Special Issues - Guest-Edited
Theme: “Internal Frailties and Third World Development” - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 26, Nos. 3-4, July-Oct. 1989 .

Theme: “International Economic and Political Order” - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 26, Nos. 1-2, Jan.-April 1989.

Theme: “Social Inequality and Development” - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 25, Nos. 3-4, July-Oct. 1988.

Theme: “Development in the Third World: Exemplars and Consequences” - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, Nos. 3-4, July-Oct. 1987.
Theme: “Perspectives on Development: The Global Context and Promise” - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, Nos. 1-2, Jan.-April 1987.
Research Projects Participation
1971-74 "Social Consequences of Forced Relocation in the State of Ohio" - A Ohio

State University and OADC Research Project.


1966-69 "Adoption of Improved Agricultural Practices in the Punjab Villages" - A Research Project of the Planning Commission of India.
1964-65 "Sociology of Agricultural Development in Six Punjab Villages" - A Research Project of the Mississippi State University.
Book Chapters, Articles,

Presented Papers, Book Reviews
Sharma, Satish, “Thoreau on Morality, Justice, and Peace: Contexts, Contours, and Substance.” In Shreesh Juyal (ed.), Peace Issues in the Twenty-First Century Global Context - A double-referred Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA) book, accepted for publication by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in UK).
Sharma, Satish, “Goals, Values, and Strategies of Personal and Societal Well-Being: Gandhi, Tolstoy, Ruskin, and Thoreau.” In Juhani Laurinkari (Ed.), Health, Wellness, and Social Policy: Essays in Honor of Guy Backman. Bremen, Germany: Europaischer Hoch Schul Verlag, 2010.
Sharma, Satish, “Twelve Vows in Popular Jain Culture: An Elaboration and Continued Discussion.” Presented at the 22st Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 12-14, 2010.
Sharma, Satish, “Spiritual and Worldly Mandates in Popular Jain Culture: An Overview of the Twelve Vows.” Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 13-15, 2009.
Sharma, Satish and Purnima Mehta, “Gandhi and Popular Culture of Nonviolence in India.” Presented at the Ninteenth Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 25-27, 2008.
Sharma, Satish, “Social Thought and Its Influence on Educational Thought: A Historical Analysis.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 28, Nos. 1 & 2, 2007, pp. 17-30.
Sharma, Satish and Purnima Mehta, “Jain Popular Practices in Gujarat, India: An Empirical Assessment.” Presented at the Ninteenth Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 26-28, 2007.
Sharma, Satish, “Satyagraha and Gandhi’s Philosophy of Nonviolence.” Presented at the 48th Annual Western Social Science Association Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, April 17-23, 2006.
Sharma, Satish, “Gandhi’s Contributions to Popular Indian Culture.” Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 27-29, 2006.
Sharma, Satish, "Activism and Resistance in Tolstoy's Social Philosophy." Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2006, pp. 1-17 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Ninth East-West Philosophers Conference at East-West Center, Hawaii, May 29 – June 10, 2005.
Sharma, Satish, “Carriers of Popular Indian Culture: The Bauls of Bengal.” Popular Culture Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2006, pp. 91-100 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 4-6, 2005.
Sharma, Satish, "Terrorist Within: Leo Tolstoy and Hypocrisy." New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2005, pp. 26-29 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy in Pacific Grove, California, May 27-30, 2003.
Sharma, Satish, "Peoples from the Indian Subcontinent." In The Peoples of Las Vegas: One City, Many Faces, edited by Thomas Wright and Jerry Simich. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005..
Sharma, Satish, “The Sahaj Philosophy of the Bauls of Bengal.” Presented at the 47th Annual Western Social Science Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 13-16, 2005.
Sharma, Satish, " Development of the Indian Religious Tradition and Popular Culture." Asian Profile, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004, pp. 255-266.
Sharma, Satish, "Bhakti Tradition and the Role of Saint-Philosophers in Popular Indian Culture." Popular Culture Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2004, pp. 91-102 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 6-8, 2004.
Sharma, Satish, "Crossovers of the Indian Classical and Popular Traditions: Impacts on Individual and Societal Welfare." Presented the 46th Annual Conference of Western Social Science Association (Philosophy Section) in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 21-24, 2004.
Sharma, Satish and Esther Langston, "Community, Community Functioning, and Community Education: An Integration of the Eastern and Western Paradigms." Presented at the International Symposium of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Mumbai, India, December 29 – January 2, 2004.
Sharma, Satish, "Gandhian Welfare Philosophy and Nonviolent Culture: A Summary Overview." Presented at the 45th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association (Philosophy Section) in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9-12, 2003.
Sharma, Satish, "Gandhian Welfare Contexts of Violence and Nonviolence." Presented at the UNLV Honors College Anthenaeum, Las Vegas, April 10, 2003.
Sharma, Satish, "Contexts of Violence and Nonviolence: Reflections on Cultural Resistance and Cultural Strengthening." Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA), in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 6-9, 2002.
Sharma, Satish, "Gandhi, Globalization Trends, Balanced Development, and the Moral Order: Reflections on Cultural Resistance and Cultural Strengthening." Presented at the 12th International Symposium of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 19-23, 2001.
Sharma, Satish, “Indian Migrants in the United States: The Challenges, Adjustments, and Dilemmas.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2001, pp. 1-15.
Abatena, Hailu, Sharma, Satish, and Langston, Esther, “Ethiopian Migrants and Their Adjustment in the United States.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 21, Nos. 1-2, 2000, pp. 29-38 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Eighth Biennial International Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Kandy, Sri Lanka, July 3-8, 1994.
Sharma, Satish, “Peace, Happiness, and Harmony in the Buddhist Tradition.” Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA), in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 1-4, 2000.
Sharma, Satish, “Freedoms and Unfreedoms as Issues in Social Welfare Planning and Practice.” Indian Journal of Social Work, Vol. 60, No. 1, 1999, pp. 1-18 (the Lead Article and Winner of Late Dr. B. H. Mehta Award).
Sharma, Satish, “Peace and Nonviolence in the Indian Tradition.” Peace Research, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1999, pp. 58-65 - An earlier version of the above mentioned paper entitled “Peace in the Indian Religious tradition” was presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities - Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in Ottawa, Canada, June 2-5, 1998.
Sharma, Satish, “The Bhakti Movement in India: A Short Essay.” Popular Culture Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, 1999, pp. 111-122- An earlier version of the above mentioned paper entitled "Bhakti in the Vaishnava Tradition: The Conception and the Application" was presented as the lead paper at a plenary session of the Eighth International Congress of Vedanta, in Oxford, Ohio, October 31-November 3, 1996.
Tamadonfar, Mehran and Sharma, Satish, “Monarchism, Populism, and Political Authority in the Iranian Tradition: Some Observations for State and Nation-Building.” New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. XV, 1999, pp. 23-35.
Sharma, Satish, Review of The Same Air by Anwar Dil. Peace Research, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1999, pp. 100-102.
Tamadonfar, Mehran and Sharma, Satish, “State and Nation-Rebuilding in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Some Lessons from Khomeini and Post-Khomeini Ears.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1998, pp. 35-56.
Tamadonfar, Mehran and Sharma, Satish, “Democratization, Islam, and the Middle-East: The Tensions and Challenges.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 1, 1998, pp. 107-121.
Sharma, Satish, “Foundations and Underpinnings of Human Welfare: The Life and Philosophy of Kavi Rajchandra.” Presented at the Third International Conference in Asian and Comparative Philosophy, in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5-9, 1998.
Backman, Guy and Sharma, Satish, “Changing Social Welfare Systems in the Nordic Nations: Some Observations and Analyses.” New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. XIV, 1998, pp. 33-45.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Norman Gorlaug on World Hunger by A. Dil. Accepted for publication in New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. XIV, 1998, pp. 90-91.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Dimensions of Peace: A Collection of Essays by M. V. Naidu. Accepted for publication in New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. XIV, 1998, p. 89.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Strategies of Social Change in India by P. Singh and G. Bal. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 35, No. 1, 1998, pp. 107-109.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Development and Change in Punjab by G. Bal. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 35, No. 1, 1998, 107-109.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Society, Culture, and Socio-Cultural Change by J. Singh. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 35, No. 1, 1998, p. 110.
Sharma, Satish, “Relative and Absolute Peace in Hinduism, Buddhisms, and Jainism: Some Observations.” Presented at the Annual Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in Toronto, Canada, May 30 - June 1, 1997.
Hamilton, Tim and Sharma, Satish, “The Violence and Oppression of Power Relations.” Peace Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1997, pp. 555-561.
Hamilton, Tim and Sharma, Satish, "Family Violence and Anti-Oppressive Family Counseling." Peace Research, Vol. 29, No. 1, 1997, pp. 25-40.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Quebec Separatism: Canadian Unity by M. V. Naidu. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1997, pp. 298-299.
Sharma, Satish, Review of War, Security, Peace: A Collection of Essays by M. V. Naidu. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1997, pp. 298-299.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Democracies of Unfreedom: The United States and India by B. Mohan. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1997, pp. 291-292. Reprinted in New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Volume XIII, 1997, pp. 124-125.
Sharma, Satish, Review of A World Fit for People by U. Kirdar and L. Silk. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 34, No. 1, 1997, pp. 113-115.
Hamilton, Tim and Sharma, Satish, "Power, Power Relations, and Oppression: A Perspective for the Balancing of Power Relations." Peace Research, Vol. 28, No. 1, 1996, pp. 21-41.- The above two articles were based on the paper "Power Relations, Oppression, and Counseling in Violence Prevention: Application of Some Gandhian, Foucaultian, and Freirean Principles," presented at the Annual Canadian Learned Societies Conference - Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in Montreal, Canada, June 6-9, 1995.
Sharma, Satish, "Violence and Nonviolence in the Indian Hindu Tradition." Presented at the Annual Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in St. Catherene's, Canada, July 31-June 3, 1996.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: International Perspectives on Social Conflict by P. Ratcliff. New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Volume XII, 1996, pp. 110-111.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Eclipse of Freedom: The World of Oppression by B. Mohan. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 2, 1996; Reprinted in New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Volume XII, 1996, pp. 108-110.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Asian Americans: Emerging Minorities (Second Edition) by H. H. L. Kitano and R. Daniels. Asian Profile, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1996.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Social Work Practice with Asian Americans by S. M. Furuto, R. Biswas, D. K. Chung, K. Murase, and F. Ross-Sheriff:. Asian Profile, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1996.
Sharma, Satish, Review of International Handbook of Contemporary Developments in Sociology by R. P. Mohan and A. S. Wilke. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 1, 1996.
Sharma, Satish, “Peacemaking and Roman Catholic Political Thought: A Review Essay.” Peace Research, Vol. 27, No. 2, 1995, pp. 90-100.
Blitch, Thomas, Mears, Susan, and Sharma, Satish, “Child Welfare in America Through the Family Preservation Movement.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1995, pp. 31-48 - This paper is a revised combined version of two earlier papers: “Improving the Human Condition through Family Preservation: An Evolutionary Assessment of the Program and Services in Nevada,” (Mears, Susan and Sharma, Satish) presented at the Seventh Biennial International Conference of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in 1992 in Washington, D.C.; and "Family Preservation Movement in Southern Nevada, U.S.A.: A Study in Non-Judgmental Linking and Restructuring," (Blitch, Thomas, Mears, Susan, and Sharma, Satish) presented at the Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in 1990 in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Toward A Just Civilization: A Gandhian Perspective on Human Rights and Development by J. I. (Hans) Bakker. Peace Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1995, pp. 101-103.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Gandhi and the Gita by J. I. (Hans) Bakker. Peace Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1995, pp. 101-103.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Punjabis in Canada: A Study of Formation of An Ethnic Community by P. S. Judge. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 32, No. 2, 1995, pp. 292-293.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Spatial Patterns: A Socio-Ecological analysis by M. S. Gill. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 32, No. 2, 1995, pp. 291-292.
Sharma, Satish, "Neo-Colonization of Third World Nations: Some No-Poverty Alternatives to Development." Presented at the Eighth Biennial International Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Kandy, Sri Lanka, July 3-8, 1994.
Sharma, Satish, “Violence and Peace in Bhagvad-Gita.” Presented at the Annual Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in Calgary, Canada, June 12-14, 1994.
Karunaratne, N.H.A. and Sharma, Satish, “Victims, Victimisation, and Criminal Law: In Search of Greater Human Rights and Justice.” Presented at the Eighth International Symposium on Victimology in Adelaide, Australia, August 21-26, 1994.
Dil, Nasim and Sharma, Satish, “Innovative Education Relating to Affective Aspects of Human Development: The Global Special Education and Social Work Challenges.” Presented at the 27th Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 11-15, 1994.
Dil, Nasim and Sharma, Satish “Teenage Suicide and Gang Activity in Nevada: Breakdown of the Social and Moral Support Systems.” Presented at the Annual Canadian Learned Societies Conference, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, in Calgary, Canada, June 12-14, 1994.
Walz, Thomas and Sharma, Satish, “The American Social Welfare System: A Historical Assessment of the Value Antecedents.” Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1994, pp. 1-13 - This paper is a revised combined version of two earlier papers "Value Antecedents of the American Welfare System: Preliminary Observations" and "Value Antecedents of the American Social Welfare System" presented at the First and Second International Conferences for Comparative Studies of Social Welfare in Osaka, Japan and Turku, Finland in 1991 and 1992.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States by C. Virginia. Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1994, pp. 113-114
Sharma, Satish, Review of Global Capitalism: The New Leviathan by R. Ross and K. Trachte. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1994, pp. 311-313.
Sharma, Satish, Review of From Global Capitalism to Economic Justice by A. Makhijani. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1994, pp. 311-313.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Global Development: Post-Material Values and Social Praxis by B. Mohan. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1994, pp. 311-313. Reprinted in New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Volume XI, 1995, pp. 79-80.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Contributions to The Sociology of Work and Organizations by J. Singh. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1994, 148-149.
Tamadonfar, Mehran and Sharma, Satish, "Equality of Women in India and Iran: An Analytical Assessment." Guru Nanak Journal of Sociology, Vol. 14, No. 2, 1993, pp. 25-53 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Social Stratification Meetings in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 17-18, 1992.
Sharma, Satish and Backman, Guy, “A Summary Overview of the VAWE Research Project.” In Helana Blomberg, Christian Kroll, and Regina Lindman (ed.) Ideas, Plans, Realization: A Presentation of the Values of Welfare Project. Turku, Finland: Abo Akademi University, 1993.
Sharma, Satish, "Welfare Values in the Political Economy: A Review Essay on John Ruskin's Unto This Last. " Presented at the Third International Conference for the Comparative Studies of Social Welfare in Mexico City and Patzcuaro, Mexico, July 30-August 5, 1993.
Rubin, Gerald and Sharma, Satish, "Self-determination in Social Work Practice: A Review and Analysis." Presented at the Third International Conference for the Comparative Studies of Social Welfare in Mexico City and Patzcuaro, Mexico, July 30-August 5, 1993.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Religion Under Socialism in China by L. Zhufeng (Translated by D. E. MacInnis and Zheng Xi'an). International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1993, pp. 216-219.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Religion in Contemporary Japan by I. Reader. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1993, pp. 216-219.
Sharma, Satish, Review of The City and Its Slums: A Sociological Study by R. S. Sandhu. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1993, pp. 224-225.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Contributions to Industrial Sociology by J. Singh. International Journal Of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1993, pp. 229-230.
Sharma, Satish, “Problem Solving Abilities as a Model for Studying Social Welfare.” In Helana Blomberg and Christian Kroll (ed.) On the Theory, History, and Values of Welfare in Industrialized Societies. Turku, Finland: Abo Akademi University, 1992 - An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Second International Conference for the Comparative Studies of Social Welfare in Turku, Finland, August 15-17, 1992.
Sharma, Satish, "Gandhian Development: An Exploration of the Conceptual, Structural, and Valuational Linkages." In Gunilla O. Bjork (ed.), Social Development in A Global Perspective. Gothenburge, Sweden: Gothenburge University, 1992, pp. 347-59 - Earlier versions of the above paper were presented at the Fifth Biennial Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Mariehamn, Aland, Finland, August 3-6, 1988 and at the Tenth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, July 25-28, 1988 and later published in the Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1989, 1111-1120 and Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1989, 62-75.
Sharma, Satish, “Tradition, Innovation, and Self-Reliance: An Emersonian Interpretation and Applications for Third World Nations.” Presented at the International Conference on Social Work and the Future in Developing Countries in Cairo-Luxor-Aswan, Egypt, January 18-27, 1992.
Sharma, Satish, “Social Work Profession: An Assessment and Future Challenges.” Presented at the International Conference on Social Work and the Future in Developing Countries in Cairo-Luxor-Aswan, Egypt, January 18-27, 1992.
Sharma, Satish and Walz, Thomas, “Social Development in the Third World: A Reflective Assessment in the Shadow of the 21st Century.” Social Development Issues, Vol. 14, No. 2, 1992, pp. 13-27 - An earlier version of the above paper was presented at the Regional Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Patzcuaro, Mexico, June 13-16, 1989.
Walz, Thomas and Sharma, Satish, “Value Antecedents of the American Social Welfare System - The Rise of A Reluctant Welfare State.” In Helana Blomberg and Christian Kroll (ed.) On the Theory, History, and Values of Welfare in Industrialized Societies. Turku, Finland: Abo Akademi University, 1992 - An earlier version of the paper was presented at the Second International Conference for Comparative Studies of Social Welfare in Turku, Finland, August 15-17, 1992.
Walz, Thomas and Sharma, Satish, “Application of Gandhian Thought to Social Work Practice and Education.” A paper to accompany two-day pre-conference workshop for the participants of the Seventh Biennial International Conference of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Washington, D.C., July 11-12, 1992.
Walz, Thomas and Sharma, Satish, “Social Development: Toward a New Paradigm.” Presented at the Plenary Session of the International Conference on Social Work and the Future in Developing Countries in Cairo-Luxor-Aswan, Egypt, January 18-27, 1992.
Walz, Thomas and Sharma, Satish, “Value Antecedents of the American Social Welfare System: Preliminary Observations.” Presented at the First International Conference on Comparative Studies of Welfare in Osaka, Japan, August 24-27, 1991.
Tamadonfar, Mehran and Sharma, Satish, “India's Democracy: An Analysis of Continuity and Crisis.” Asian Profile, Vol 19, No. 5, 1991, pp. 435-445.
Walz, Thomas, Sharma, Satish, and Birnbaum, Celesta, “Gandhian Thought As a Theory Base for Social Work.” In Birgitta Bergsten, et. al edited Etik, Solidaritet, Valfard (Ethics, Solidarity, Welfare). Gotenborg, Sweden: Institutionen for Socialt Arbete, 1991 - An earlier version of the above paper was presented at the 1990 APM of the Council on Social Work Education in Reno, U.S.A. and later published by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as Daniel S. Sanders memorial paper to inaugurate the Center for International and Cross-Cultural Social Welfare's Occasional Paper Series, No. 1, Winter 1990.
Sharma, Satish, “Early Intervention: Social and Cultural Conceptions, Strategies, and Applications of the Rights of Children, Women, and Families.” Presented at the Sixth World Conference of the International Community Education Association in Port of Spain, Trinidad-Tobago, July 29-August 3, 1991.
Sharma, Satish, "Peace: The Gandhian Strategy and Applications." Presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Learned Societies - Canadian Peace Research and Education Association in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 3-6, 1991.
Bonnee, Michele and Sharma, Satish, “Satyagraha, Ahimsa, and Tapasya: Nonviolent Conflict Resolution Through a Reform of the Heart.” Presented at the Twelfth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, July 23-26, 1990 and was later published in the Proceedings of the Twelfth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1991, pp. 653-659.
Sharma, Satish, and Others, “Plan for the Study of Connections between the Basic Values behind Thinking on Human Welfare and the Emergence and Structure of Main Welfare Institutions in Japan, the Nordic Countries, and the United States.” (with five Core Scholars of The VAWE Project from Finland, Sweden, Japan, and the United States) Presented at the Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in San Jose, Costa Rica, August 12-16, 1990.
Sharma, Satish, “Gandhian Thought: Applied Applications and Curriculum Considerations.” A One-day Presentation at the University of Peace, Ciudad Colon, Mora, Costa Rica, August 10-11, 1990.
Sharma, Satish, “Problem Resolution Through Social Reconstruction: An Exposition of the Sarvodaya Principles.” Peace Research, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1989, pp. 29-35 - An earlier version of the above paper was published in Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1986, pp. 437-46.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Intellectuals in Liberal Democracies by A. G. Gagnon. Rural Sociology, Vol. 54, No. 1, 1989, pp. 129-131.
Sharma, Satish, "Inequality and Development: The Gandhian Perspective." Journal of National Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1988, 67-83 - The above article was earlier presented at the International Conference on Inequality and Development in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 10-11, 1987. It has also been published in the book, Dharam Vir (ed.), Socio-Cultural Development: A Global Perspective. Meerut: Centre for Studies of National Development, 1988.
Sharma, Satish, “Truth, Goodness, and Beauty: The Quest for Self-Realization from the Hindu Vaisnava Perspective.” Presented at the Second Annual Conference of The International Society for Philosophy and Psychotherapy in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2-4, 1988.
Sharma, Satish, "Social Development, Peace, and Nonviolent Social Change: The Gandhian Perspective." Social Development Issues, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1987, pp. 31-45 - The above article was earlier presented at the Fourth Biennial Meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan, August 22-26, 1986.
Sharma, Satish and Mohan, Raj, “Third World Development: Some Analytical and Empirical Considerations.” International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, Nos. 3-4, July-October 1987, pp. 1-14.
Mohan, Raj and Sharma, Satish, “Progress, Social Change, and Development: An Ideological Assessment.” International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 24, Nos. 1-2, January-April 1987, pp. 1-10.
Sharma, Satish, “Peace and Nonviolence in the Indian Tradition.” Presented at the Eighth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, August 11-14, 1986 and later published in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, south and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1987, pp. 1179-87.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Investing in Development: New Roles for Private Capital? by T. H. Moran. Social Development Issues, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1987, pp. 84-86.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Between Two Worlds: The World Bank's Next Decade by R. E. Feinberg. Social Development Issues, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1987, pp. 84-86.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Strategies for African Development by R. J. Berg and J. S. Whitaker. Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2, 1987, pp. 53-54.
Sharma, Satish and Rubin, Gerald, “Valuational Foundations of Modern Social Welfare Conceptions: A Reappraisal.” Continuum, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1986, pp. 25-35.
Sharma, Satish, "Problem Resolution Through Social Reconstruction: An Exposition of the Sarvodaya Principles." Presented at the Seventh International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, September 30, 1985 and later published in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Asian Studies(Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1986, pp. 437-446.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Rural Development Policies and Programmes by S. R. Mehta. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1986, pp. 408-09.
Sharma, Satish, Review of U. S. Foreign Policy and Third World: Agenda 1985-86 by J. W. Sewell, R. E. Feinberg, and V. Kallab. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1986, pp. 265-68.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Uncertain Future: Commercial Banks and the Third World by Feinberg, R. E. and V. Kallab. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1986, pp. 265-68.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Adjustment Crisis in the Third World by R. E. Feinberg and V. Kallab. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol 20, No. 2, 1986, pp. 265-68.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Hard Bargaining Ahead: U. S. Trade Policy and Developing Countries by E. H. Preeg. Social Development Issues, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1986, pp. 71-73.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Development Strategies Reconsidered by J. P. Lewis and V. Kallab. Social Development Issues, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1986, pp. 71-73.
Sharma, Satish and Rubin, Gerald, “International Economic Order, the NIEO Debate, and the Third World Nations: A Case for International Welfare Advocacy.” Social Development Issues, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1985, pp. 16-26 - The above paper was earlier presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education in Washington, D.C., February 17-20, 1985.
Sharma, Satish and Langston, Esther, “Care of the Terminally Ill: A Look at the Hospice Movement.” Indian Journal of Social Work, Vol. 45, No. 4, 1985, pp. 477-84.
Sharma, Satish, "Social Welfare in the Third World Nations: A Look at Some Internal Factors at the NIEO Debate." Presented at the Sixth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, July 16-19, 1984 and later published in the Proceedings the Sixth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, Asia and Other Regions). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1985, pp. 1585-94.
Sharma, Satish and Rubin, Gerald, “New International Economic Order: Some Premises and Bases of Social Welfare in the Third World Nations.” Social Development Issues, Vol. 8, Nos. 1-2, 1984, pp. 124-35.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Women in Organized Movements by A. S. Seetharamu. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, Nos. 3-4, 1984, pp. 188-91.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Cultural Patterns and Processes in India by A. G. Noble and A. K. Dutt. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1984, pp. 557-58.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Regional Disparities in India by K. R. G. Nair. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1984, pp. 557-58.
Sharma, Satish and Anstey, Eleanor, “Self-Help, Community Development, and Rural Women: A Conceptual and Investigative Analysis of Some of the Social Welfare Concerns.” Journal of Social Research, Vol. 26, No. 2, 1983, pp. 56-75 - The above article was also published in Continuum, Vol. 2, No. 3, July 1983. This paper was also presented at the Sixth National Institute of Social Work in Rural Areas, Penn Conference Center, Beaufort County, South Carolina, July 26-29, 1981.
Sharma, Satish, “Gandhi: A Refocus on Life, Thought, and Social Welfare Policy.” Presented at the Fifth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, December 30, 1983 and later published in the Proceedings the Fifth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1983, pp. 307-16.
Sharma, Satish, “Sarvodaya: An Alternate Strategy of Social Development.” Social Development Issues, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1982, pp. 45-57.
Sharma, Satish and Ormsby, Helen, “The Concept of Social Development in Gandhian Philosophy: Some Preliminary Observations.” Social Development Issues, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1982, pp. 15-25.
Sharma, Satish, “The Backward Classes in India: Conception, Policy and Administration of Their Social Welfare Services.” Presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, October 30, 1982 and later published in the Proceedings the Fourth International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV , South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1982, pp. 683-700.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Chinese Family and Kinship by H. D. R. Baker. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2, 1982, pp. 132-33.
Sharma, Satish, Review of The Family in Asia by M. S. Das and D. Bardis. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 16, No. 3, 1982, pp. 458-59.
Sharma, Satish, Review of A Himalayan Tribe: From Cattle to Cash by C. Furer-Haimendorf. Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1982, pp. 322-23.
Sharma, Satish, "Social Welfare of Women: A Note on the Early Status of Women in India." Presented at the Third International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, November 30, 1981 and later published in the Proceedings the Third International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1981, pp. 865-72.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Women and Social Change in America by J. D. Mandle. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 18, Nos. 3-4, 1981, 223-25.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Village and Family in Contemporary China by W. L. Parish and M. K. Whyte. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 22, Nos. 3-4, 1981, pp. 290-92.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Rural Elites in India by S. S. Sharma. Rural Sociology, Vol. 46, No. 2, 1981, pp. 366-67.
Sharma, Satish, Ormsby, Helen, and Anstey, Eleanor, “Past, Present, and Future of Illegitimacy: Some Observations and Reflections.” Presented at the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for the Study of Social Problems in New York, August 24-27, 1980.
Sharma, Satish and Napier, Ted, “Measurement of Modernism: A Suggested Approach to Scale Construction and Its Application in Two Punjabi Villages in India.” International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 17, Nos. 1-2, 1980, pp. 115-32 - An earlier version of the above paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rural Sociological Society in New York, August 26-29, 1976.
Sharma, Satish, "Gandhi, Women, and Social Development: A Review and a Reflection." Presented at the Second International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, August 30, 1980 and later published in the Proceedings the Second International Symposium on Asian Studies(Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1980, pp. 737-47.
Sharma, Satish and Ormsby, Helen, “Poverty, Female-Headed Households, and Social Policy: Some Observations and Reflections.” In W. Frese (ed.), Rural Sociology in the South: 1980. Hot Springs, Arkansas: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1980, pp. 1-14 - The above paper was earlier presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists in Hot Springs, Arkansas, February 3-6, 1980.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Feminism and Socialism in China by E. Croll. International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 17, Nos. 1-2, 1980, pp. 189-93.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Structure of Brazilian Development by N. Aguiar. Rural Sociology, Vol. 45, No. 3, 1980, pp. 540-41.
Sharma, Satish, “Modernism and Planned Development.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rural Sociological Society in Burlington, Vermont, August 23-26, 1979.
Sharma, Satish, “The Changing Structure of Authority in Rural India: A Sociological Analysis.” Presented at the First International Symposium on Asian Studies in Hong Kong, May 30, 1979 and later published in the Proceedings the First International Symposium on Asian Studies (Vol. IV, South and Southwest Asia). Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1979, pp. 991-1007.
Skaine, Rosemarie and Sharma, Satish, "Organizational Structure, Supervision, and Job Satisfaction: A Study of Their Interrelationships in a Rural Setting." Osmania University Journal of Sociology, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1979, pp. 19-40 - The above article was earlier presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 4-7, 1979. It has also been published in W. C. Boykin (ed.), Rural Sociology in the South: 1979. New Orleans, Louisiana: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1979, pp. 1-21.
Sharma, Satish, Review of The Status of Women in Preindustrial Societies by M. K. Whyte. Rural Sociology, Vol. 44, No. 4, 1979, pp. 836-39.
Sharma, Satish, Review of Rural Modernization in India: A Study of Developmental Infrastructures by K. C. Panchandikar and J. Panchandikar. Rural Sociology, Vol. 44, No. 2, 1979, pp. 448-49.
Sharma, Satish, “Prediction of Modernism: A Study of Two Sikh Villages in North India.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rural Sociological Society in San Francisco, California, August 30- September 3, 1978.
Sharma, Satish, “Elites, Factions, and Power: A Study of Some Organizational and Developmental Factors in Two Villages of North India.” Third World Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1977, pp. 119-31 - The above paper was earlier presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Rural Sociological Society in Madison, Wisconsin, September 1-4, 1977.
Sharma, Satish, “Traditionalism and Modernism: A Critical Look at the Concepts and Some Suggestions for Their Use in Empirical Research.” In H. N. Mookherjee (ed.), Rural Sociology in the South: 1977. Atlanta, Georgia: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1977, pp. 1-11 - The above paper was earlier presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists in Atlanta, Georgia, February 6-9, 1977.
Kaushal, M. P. and Sharma, Satish, “Occupational Satisfaction and Their Social Grading: A Study of Suburban Inhabitants.” Journal of Research, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1970, pp. 526-31.
Sharma, Satish and Gill, K. S., “Awareness of Marketing Provisions and Practices Among the Farmers in the State of Punjab.” Journal of Research, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1970, pp. 379-87.
Sharma, Satish, “Socio-Cultural Adjustment of Rural Migrants in a Planned City.” Khadigramodyog, Vol. 14, No. 9, 1968, pp. 627-31.
Sharma, Satish and Kaushal, M. P., “Migrants and Their Socio-Cultural Adjustment in a Planned City.” (with M. P. Kaushal) Journal of Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1968, pp. 448-55.
Sharma, Satish, “Role of Social Structure in the Emergence of Village Leadership Pattern.” Adibasi, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1968, pp. 1-12.
Sharma, Satish, “Rural-Urban Migration and the Characteristics of Migrants.” Khadigramodoyog, Vol. 14, No. 3, 1967, pp. 274-80.
Sharma, Satish, “The Role of Caste in Village Life.” Adibasi, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1967, pp. 53-60.
Sharma, Satish, “Health Educator vs. Doctor.” Health Center, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1965, pp. 23-24.
Non-Refereed Publications
Sharma, Satish, "Under Our Thumb: Developing Nations Seek Equality in World Economy." Inside Out, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1985.
Sharma, Satish, "Global Community Network." University of Iowa Newsletter, Spring 1980.
Sharma, Satish, "Global Community Network: Guest Opinion." Forum (Iowa Division of United Nations Association), Vol. 17, No. 1, Summer 1980.
Reviews for Publishers
Since 1986 I have reviewed book manuscripts and book proposals for Cambridge University Press, University of Nevada Press, Iowa State University Press, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, Harper Collins Publishers, Harper & Row Publishers, and Holt, Rinehart, and Winston Publishers in the areas of peace studies, social welfare, research and statistics, homelessness, and third world topics.
Examples are:
Mapping Social Exclusions: Caste, Religion, and Borderlands in India (Book Manuscript) - for Cambridge University Press; The Word on the Street: The Meanings of Male Homelessness in Las Vegas (Book Manuscript) - for University of Nevada Press, Reno; Social Work Practice with First Nations peoples: Systems of Helping for the Next Millenium (Book proposal) - for Allyn & Bacon Publishers; International Development (Book Proposal) - for Allyn & Bacon Publishers; Economics for Social Workers: Social Outcomes of Economic Globalization - for Allyn & Bacon Publishers; Curricular Innovations in Global Social Work Education (book proposal) - for Allyn & Bacon Publishers; So You Think I Drive a Cadillac? (book proposal) - for Allyn & Bacon Publishers; Realizing Peace: An Introduction to Peace Studies ( book manuscript) - for Iowa State University Press; Social Research with SPSS ( book manuscript) - for Harper Collins Publishers; Using SPSS-X for Social Research (book manuscript) - for Harper & Row Publishers; Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (book manuscript) - For Harper & Row Publishers; Introduction to Statistical Analysis (book manuscript) - for Harper & Row Publishers; and Social Science Research Methods ( book manuscript) - for Holt, Rinehart, and Winston Publishers.

Editorships/Review Boards
Associate Editor (2012-2013).of a Book Project by Canadian Peace Research Association - Peace Issues in the Twenty-First Century Global Context, accepted for publication by Cambridge Scholars Press, UK.
Guest Editor (1986-1988); Associate Editor (1988-1990); Book Review Editor (1990--2003) - International Journal of Contemporary Sociology:

Consulting Editor (1986-1989); Associate Editor (1994-1998) - New Global Development: Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare..

Social Development Issues: Editorial Board Member (1990-2003).
Journal of National Development: Editorial Board Member (1988-1992).
Journal of Social Service Research: Review Board Member (1985-2005).
Sociological Spectrum: Review Board Member (1993-1995).
Journal of Developing Areas: Review Board Member (1982-1988).
Rural Sociology: Review Board Member (1978-1989).


SERVICE

Community
Friends of India: Member and Consultant (1982-Cont.); Nathan Adelson Hospice: Board Member, Volunteer, Trainer (1983-1992); United Way of Southern Nevada: Allocation Committee (1984-1988); Clark County Social Services: Consultant (1982-1984); Clark County Social Services, Las Vegas - Consultant (1982 – 1984); Global Community Network - Co-Founder and Participant (1979-1980); Cedar Valley Hospice - Co-Founder and Volunteer (1980-1982); Exceptional Persons Inc., Waterloo, Iowa - Counselor (1980 – 1982), Black Hawk County Social Services, Waterloo, Iowa - Counselor (1980 - 1981); United Way of Black Hawk county, Waterloo Iowa – Consultant (1981- 1982).
Public Programs, Feature Articles/Radio Broadcasts, Professional Participation, and Guest Lectures: "Gandhi: The Film and the Man" - One-day Multi-facet Program (1983), * "The Many Faces of India" - Three-day Multi-facet Program (1986),* "Constitutional Democracy: India and America" - Three-day Multi-facet Program (1987);* Guest Lectures in the Community, Feature Articles/Radio Broadcasts in Las Vegas SUN and KNPR (1982-87); Guest Lectures at Indian, Nordic, and Japanese Universities (1992-Cont.); Chair, Discussant, Panelist at numerous national and international conferences.
* In cooperation with the Nevada Humanities Committee, Clark County Library District, and UNLV Departments of Philosophy and Social work, Las Vegas.
Held Offices and Advisory Activities
Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA, now CPRA): Executive Board Member (2013 –Cont.; 1997-2004), United States Representative/ Member - Annual Program Planning Committee for the 1999 CPREA Meetings in Ottawa, Canada; Member - Abstract Review Committee for the 2002 CPREA Meetings in Regina, Canada.
Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development (IUCISD): Vice President (1989-94);

Institutional Board Member (1985-95); Co-Chair - Long-range Planning Committee (1990-93); Chair - Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment of Long-range Goals and Objectives (1996-97); Member - Search Committee for the Secretary General (1990-91), International Program Planning Committee - the Sixth Biennial Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica (1990-91), International Program Planning Committee - the Fifth Biennial Meeting in Mariehamn, Aland, Finland (1988-89), International Program Planning Committee - the Fourth Biennial Meeting in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan (1986-87).
Asian American Social Work Educators Association (AASWEA): Member - Committee for the Drafting of “Constitution and Bylaws” (1990); The Council on Social Work Education: Member - Program Planning Committee - the 36th Annual Program Meeting in Reno, Nevada (1989); Theobald's book - Rapids of Change: Resource Committee Member (1985-86); The National Communication Era Task Force: Member (1983-84); The Task Force on Future Social Welfare Needs in Iowa Member (NASW-Iowa Chapter: Member (1981-82); Cedar Valley Hospice, Cedar Falls: Co-founder and Volunteer (1978-82); Global Community Network, Iowa City: Co-founder and Co-chair (1979-80).
University/College/School
University Faculty Senator/Senior Senator (1988-1991; 1996-2002)

University Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Member At-large (1997-1998)

University Faculty Senate Liaison to Professional Staff (1997-1998)

University Faculty Development Leave Committee, Chair (1997-98)

University Faculty Senate Sabbatical Leave Committee, (2013- Cont.; 1996-1997- Senate Rep)

University Faculty Senate Grievance Committee (2003-2008; 2009-2012)

University Faculty Senate Ethics Committee (2006-2008)

University Faculty Senate Promotion and Tenure Committee (2012-2013)

University Faculty Senate Special Hearing Committee (1999-2003; 2009-2013)

University Faculty Senate Campus Affairs Committee (2005-2008)

University Faculty Senate General Education Committee, (1988-89)

University Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee, (1984-86)
UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award Selection Committee, (2003-2008)

Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award Selection Committee, (2003-2008)

University Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Reward Process, (1999-2000; 2001-2002)

Vice President’s Diversity and Inclusion Commission, (2008-2011)

Graduate Council, (1997-2003)

Graduate College Program Review Committee, (1997-98)

Graduate College Curriculum Committee, (1997-2003)

Asian Studies Committee, (1983-Cont.)
College Executive Committee, Member At-large (1997-1999)

College Tenure and Promotion Committee, (2003-2008)

College Graduate Studies Committee, (2002-2003)

College Teaching Committee, (1999-2003)

College Graduate/Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, (1997-1999)

College (Liberal Arts) Executive Committee, Member (1986-1992)

College Mid-Tenure Review Committee, (1991)

College Course and Curriculum Committee, (1985-1987)
Chairperson/Director, School of Social Work (1986-1993)

Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Social Work (1988-89; 1997-2003)

Undergraduate Program Coordinator, School of Social Work (Fall 2014; 2011-2012)

School Personnel Committees, Chair/Member (1996-2013)

School Recruitment Committees, Chair/Member (1982-92; 1994-95; 1997-2002)

School Reaccreditation Committees, Co-Chair/Member (1985-93; 1997-2003)

School Development and Planning Committee, Chair (1987-1993)

School Graduate Curriculum Committee, Chair/Co-chair (1997-2003)

School Admissions Committee, Chair/Member (1997-2003

Director's Search Committees, Member (1993-94; 1994-95)

School Research Sequence Committee, Chair/Co-chair/Member (1988-Cont.)

Ad Hoc and Other Committees (1982-Cont.)


HONORS AND RECOGNITION



Visiting Professorship/Fellowships
Visiting Research Professor, Abo Akedemi University, Finland (1992)

Fellow, International Center for Asian Research, Hong Kong (1984-2004)

Visiting Fellow, Punjabi University, India (1986).
Awards/Recognition
Distinguished Men in Southern Nevada – Certificate of Distinction: 2000

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Award in Education: 1999

Felicitations by Nevada Senators, Congressmen, and Governor for Achievement: 1999

National Association of Social Workers Certificate for Service: 1991

Board of Regents Commendation Letter (McNair Mentorship): 2003

Board of Regents - Outstanding Faculty Member: 2000

Board of Regents Commendation - Outstanding Professor and Service: 1990

Outstanding Alumnus, School of Social Work, University of Iowa: 1990

Induction in 25-Year Faculty Club – 2008.
Barrick Scholar Award: 1988

Late Dr. B. H. Mehta Award for Scholarship: 2000

McNair Scholars Institute Mentor Plaque: 2002

Honors College Mentor Plaque: 2002

Outstanding Professor - honored by UNLV Alumni Association: 1983, 86, 89, 97


School of Social Work Certificate of Recognition: 1998

School of Social Work Certificate of Appreciation: 1998

School of Social Work Nominee for Outstanding Faculty Member Award: 1996

University Association of Social Workers Certificate of Appreciation: 1995

William Morris Research Award Nominee: 1984, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90

William Morris Teaching Award Nominee: 1983, 84, 86, 88
Listed in: Distinguished Men of Southern Nevada, Distinguished Publishing, U.S.A. (1996, 1998, 2000, 2002); Marquis Who’s Who in American Education. New Providence, New Jersey (2007-2008; 2011-2012); Who's Who Among America's Teachers & Educators, Educational Communications, Inc., USA (2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07); Men of Achievement, International Biographical Centre, England (1996); Twentieth Century Distinguished Who's Who, South-Asia Publishing, India (1996); Who's Who Among Asian Americans, Gale Research Inc., U.S.A. (1994); Who's Who Among Social Services Professionals, The National Reference Institute, U.S.A. (1992-93); Marquis Who's Who in the West, Wilmette, U.S.A. (1992-93; 1993-94; 1994-95); Biography International, New Delhi, India (1991-92); International Who's Who of Intellectuals, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England (1988); Personalities of America, American Biographical Institute, U.S.A. (1987); and International Who's Who in Asian Studies, Asian Research Service, Hong Kong (1976).

University Research Council Summer Fellowships (1987, 1995); Graduate College Support Grant (1995); Sabbatical Leave Award (1992-93); Training Grants, Department of Human Resources (1989-92); University Research Council Grants (1983, 1989); Nevada Humanity Committee Grants (Co-recipient) (1983, 86, 87); Barrick Faculty Development/Travel Grants: 1983, 86, 89, 96, 97, 98, 01, 02; College of Liberal Support Grants (1986, 87, 88); Merit Money Awards (each year).
TEACHING INTERESTS
Peace Philosophy; Multiculturalism; Social Welfare Value and Practices; Third World Nation-Building; Research Methods/Statistics.
Revised: February 2014.




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