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Yahayra Michel


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Yahayra MichelAssistant Teaching Professor, RHSA Peer Leader Mentor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    School of Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Phone
    (978) 934-5455
  • Office
    Health and Social Sciences Building - 1st Floor
  • Email

Education

  • Ph D: Sociology, (2018), University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH
    Supporting Area: College Teaching
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: A Broad Assessment of Childhood Victimization and its Implications for Juvenile Justice and Child Well-Being
  • MA: Theology and Family Counseling, (2018), Miami International Seminary - Haverhill, MA
  • MA: Theology, (2017), Miami International Seminary - Haverhill, MA
  • MA: Criminal Justice & Criminology, (2009), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • BA: Psychology, (2007), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
  • BS: Criminal Justice, (2007), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 3 Minute Thesis Challenge (Final Round) (2016) - University of New Hampshire
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Travel Grant Award (2015) - University of New Hampshire
  • Graduate School Travel Grant Award (2015) - University of New Hampshire
  • Graduate Teaching Award (2015) - University of New Hampshire
  • Sociology Department Travel Grant Award (2015) - University of New Hampshire
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Travel Grant Award (2014) - University of New Hampshire
  • Graduate School Travel Grant Award (2014) - University of New Hampshire
  • Sociology Department Travel Grant Award (2014) - University of New Hampshire
  • Travel Grant Award (2014) - Hebrew University, Haruv Institute
  • Linksy Fund Travel Grant Award (2013) - University of New Hampshire
  • Travel Grant Award (2013) - Eastern Sociological Society
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Criminal Justice & Criminology (2009) - University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • Distinguished Honor Graduate, Army Reserve Career Counselor Course (2008) - Army Reserve Readiness Training Center
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, Criminal Justice (2007) - University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • Excellence in Research Award, Psychology (2006) - University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • Distinguished Honor Graduate, Primary Leadership Development Course (2003) - Noncommissioned Officer Academy
  • Distinguished Honor Graduate, Radiology Technology Course (1999) - Army Medical Center and School

Selected Publications

  • Michel, Y. (2017). Salimos Para Llegar: De la Reflexión a la Sanidad. Comentario Sobre El Libro de Hageo. Miami International Seminary
  • Michel, Y. (2014). Violence Exposure, Poly-Victimization and Delinquency in a National Sample of 10 to 17-year-olds. American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Straus, M.A., Michel, Y. (2014). Mutuality, severity, and chronicity of violence by Father-Only, Mother-Only, and mutually violent parents as reported by university students in 15 nations. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(4) 664-676.
  • Straus, M.A., Michel, Y. (2012). Mutuality, Severity, and Chronicity of Violence Between Parents of University Students in 15 Nations. American Psychological Association (APA)

Selected Presentations

  • Poly-victimization Reaches Adolescence; Looking Back and Moving Forward - International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, July 2018 - Portsmouth, NH
  • SMART: Systems Mapping Analysis Research Tool - European Science Education Research Association, August 2017 - Dublin, Ireland
  • Does Timing Matter? - Graduate Research Conference, April 2016 - Durham, NH
  • Profiling the Poly-Victim - Eastern Sociological Society Conference, March 2016 - Boston, MA
  • Prevalence and Concordance in sexual coercion of partners by university student couples in 32 nations - European Society of Criminology, September 2015 - Porto, Portugal
  • Why Do We Need to Broadly Assess Childhood Victimization - Graduate Research Conference, April 2015 - Durham, NH
  • Rethinking Interventions: A Wide Versus Narrow Focus to Reduce Violence Perpetrated by and Against Children - Eastern Sociological Society Conference, February 2015 - New York, NY
  • Dyadic Concordance In Psychological Aggression and It’s Relation to Assault of Dating Partners by Male and Female Students in 32 Nations - European Society of Criminology, September 2014 - Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dyadic Concordance Types: An Easily Implemented Approach to Enhance Almost All Research and Treatment of Couple and Parent-Child Abusive Relationship - International Family Violence Research Conference, July 2014 - Portsmouth, NH
  • Dyadic Patterns of Perpetration of Physical Assault and Injury of Dating Partners by Male and Female University Students in 32 Nations - Stockholm Criminology Symposium, June 2014 - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Is the Effect of Violence Exposure on Delinquency Specific or Generalized? - Graduate Research Conference, April 2014 - Durham, NH
  • Poly-victimization and Delinquency - Eastern Sociological Society Conference, March 2014 - Baltimore, MD
  • Exposure to Parental Aggression in Childhood and Perpetration of Intimate Partner Aggression in Early Adulthood - Eastern Sociological Society Annual Research Conference, March 2013 - Boston, MA
  • Relation of Father-Only, Mother-Only and Mutual Violence between Parents of University Students in 15 Nations to Student Criminogenic Belief and Crime - American Society of Criminology Research Conference, November 2012 - Chicago, IL