Nicole Mattocks

Mattocks, Nicole Headshot‌‌Nicole Mattocks Research Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Phone: (410) 706-1107
Room: 5E24

Mattocks CV

Mailing Information:
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201



PhD, University of Maryland, School of Social Work

MSW, University of Maryland, School of Social Work

BSW, University of North Carolina

Expertise and Research Interests

Environmental impacts on mental health; ecotherapy; environmental justice; behavioral health service systems; mental health crisis response and stabilization; telemedicine interventions for vulnerable populations; program evaluation; ecosocial work education.

Recent Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Smith, R.J., Baik, S., Lehning, A., Mattocks, N., Cheon, J.H., & Kim, K. (2022). Residential segregation and aging in place: Health and mental health inequities. The Gerontologist. (Revised and Resubmitted).

Meyer, M., Goering, E., Hopkins, K., Mattocks, N., Hyde, C., & Denlinger, J.. (2021). Walking the talk in participatory philanthropy. The Foundation Review.

Lehning, A.J., Mattocks, N., Smith, R.J., Kim, K., & Cheong, J.H. (2020). Neighborhood age composition and self-rated health: Findings from a nationally representative study. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.

Brisson, D., Pena, S., Mattocks, N., & Plassmeyer, M., & McCune, S. (2019). Effects of the Your Family, Your Neighborhood (YFYN) intervention on neighborhood social processes. Social Work Research.

Hopkins, K., Meyer, M., Cohen-Callow, A., Mattocks, N. & Afkinich, J. (2019). Implementation and impact of Results-Based Accountability: Successes and challenges with human service professionals and urban agencies [Special Issue, Accountability Matters: Addressing Racial Inequity with Results-Based Accountability]. Race and Justice.

Mattocks, N., Hopkins, K., Cohen-Callow, A., & Meyer, M. (2019). Clean and green organizing in urban neighborhoods: Measuring perceived and objective outcomes [Special Issue, Ecosocial Work and Social Change]. Journal of Community Practice.

Mattocks, N. (2017). Social action among social work practitioners: Examining the micromacro divide. Social Work, 63(1), 7-16.

Cornelius, L.J., Afkinich, J., Hoffler, E., Keyser, D., Klumpner, S., Mattocks, N. & Nam, B. (2015). Reflecting on engaging in social action against social injustice, while developing a survey to study it: Restorative social justice as a lived experience. Reflections, 21(3), 26-33.

Reports for Grants and Contracts:

Unick, G.J., Tuten, M., Mattocks, N. & Gilgoff, J. (2021). Innovations in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS) Annual Report. University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Cohen-Callow, A., Hopkins, K., Meyer, M., Mattocks, N. & Iyer, S., (2017). Evaluation: Baltimore Community Foundation Target Neighborhood Initiative, Final Report. University of Maryland, School of Social Work.