Dr. Corey Shdaimah, Associate Professor & Academic Coordinator for the MSW/JD Dual Degree Program
University of Maryland
Phone: (410) 706-7544
School of Social Work
Fax: (410) 706.6046
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
LLB, Tel Aviv University School of Law
LLM, University of Pennsylvania Law School
PhD, Bryn Mawr College
Expertise and Research Interests:
Professional roles and social justice
Effects of policy on low-income individuals and communities
Theory and practice knowledge
Law and Society Association
National Association of Social Workers
|Shdaimah, C.S., Kaufman, B.R., Bright, C.L, & Flower, S.M. (2012). Neighborhood assessment of prostitution as a pressing social problem and appropriate responses: Results from a community survey. Criminal Justice Policy Review. 10.1177/0887403412466671|
Hisle, B., Shdaimah, C.S., Finegar, N. (2012). Neighborhood Defenders Program: An evaluation of Maryland’s holistic representation program. Journal of Forensic Social Work, 2, 122-40.
|Shdaimah, C.S. & Wiechelt, S.A., (2012). Crime and compassion: Women in prostitution at the intersection of criminality and victimization. International Review of Victimology, 19(1), 23-35.|
Strier, R., Feldman, G., & Shdaimah, C.S. (2012). The construction of social class in social work education: A study of introductory textbooks. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 32 (4), 406-420. doi:10.1080/08841233.2012.667753
Leon, C. & Shdaimah, C.S. (2012). JUSTifying Scrutiny: State power in prostitution diversion programs. Journal of Poverty, 16, 250-273.
Shdaimah, C.S. & Palley, E. (2012). Baby steps or big steps?: Elite advocate perspectives on US childcare advocacy. Journal of Policy Practice, 11(3), 158-177.
Shdaimah, C.S. & Wiechelt, S.A., (2012) Converging on empathy: Perspectives on Baltimore City’s Specialized Prostitution Diversion Program. Women and Criminal Justice 22 (2), 156-173.
Wiechelt, S. A., & Shdaimah, C.S. (2011). Trauma and substance abuse among women in prostitution: Implications for a specialized diversion program. Journal of Forensic Social Work.1, 159-184.
Burry, C.L., Shdaimah, C.S., Richardson, L., & Rice, K. (2011). Child welfare in the court: A collaboration between social work and law faculty to prepare social work students for work with the courts. Journal of Public Child Welfare 5(4), 1-19.
Shdaimah, C., Bryant, V., Sander, R. L. and Cornelius, L. J. (2011), Knocking on the door: Juvenile and family courts as a forum for facilitating school attendance and decreasing truancy. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 62(4), 1-18
Shdaimah, C.S., (2010) “The law cannot terminate bloodlines”: Families and child welfare decisions. Children and Youth Services Review 32, 704-710
Shdaimah, C.S. (2009) Rescuing children and punishing poor families: Decision-making about housing (in) adequacy among child welfare professionals. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36 (3), 33-57.
|Shdaimah, C. (2010). Taking a Stand in a Not-So-Perfect World: What's a Critical Supporter of Problem-Solving Courts to Do? University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, 10(1).|
|Shdaimah, C.S.(2009). What social work has to offer evidence-based practice. Ethics and Social Welfare 3(1), 18-31.|
|Shdaimah, C. (2009). The Power of Perspective: Teaching Social Policy with Documentary Film. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 29 (1), 85-100.|
|Shdaimah, C.S., (2008) Of pots of gold and pots of glue: Society's maltreatment of America's poorest children and their families. Journal of Progressive Human Services 19(2), 92-111.|
Shdaimah, C. (2008) "CPS is not a housing agency"; Housing is a CPS problem: Towards a definition and typology of housing problems in child welfare cases, Children and Youth Services Review 31, 211-218.
|Shdaimah, C.S. (2008) “Not what they expected: Legal services lawyers in the eyes of legal services clients,” in The Cultural Lives of Cause Lawyers, Austin Sarat and Stuart Scheingold, (Eds.) Cambridge University Press.|
|McCoyd, J.L.M. & Shdaimah, C.S. (2007) “Revisiting the benefits debate: Does qualitative social work research produce salubrious effects?” Social Work 52(4)340-349.|
"Collaboration Between Community Advocates and Academic Researchers: Scientific Advocacy or Political Research?" Roland Stahl and Corey Shdaimah, British Journal of Social Work 2007; 38(8) 1610-1629
Intersecting identities: Cause Lawyers as Legal Professionals and Social Movement Actors” (2006) in Cause Lawyers Lawyers and Social Movements, Austin Sarat and Stuart Scheingold, eds. (Stanford University Press).
With Roland Stahl, “Reflections on Doing Phronetic Research: A Case Study,” (2006) in Debating Flyvbjerg: Making Political Science Matter, Brian Caterino and Sanford F. Schram, eds. (New York University Press).
“Dilemmas of ‘Progressive’ Lawyering: Empowerment and Hierarchy,” (2005) in Cause Lawyering: The Worlds Cause Lawyers Make, Austin Sarat and Stuart Scheingold, eds. (Stanford University Press).
|Palley, E. & Shdaimah, C.S. (forthcoming). The complicated history of U.S. child care policy. New York: New York University Press. |
|Shdaimah, Corey S., Stahl, Roland W., Schram, Stanford F. Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. Order information at: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-15178-8/change-research|
Shdaimah, C.S. (2009) Negotiating justice: Public interest lawyering, low-income clients, and the pursuit of social justice, New York University Press.