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Orlando Rodriguez

Orlando Rodriguez, Ph.D. 
Professor of Sociology (at Rose Hill)
B.A., City College, CUNY; Ph.D., Columbia 1974

Dealy Hall 408A
Bronx, NY  10458-9993
tel: (718) 817-3867
fax: (718) 817-3846
Research Interests
Criminal justice processes; program evaluation research; mental health of minority and migrant populations.
Selected Publications


Rodriguez, O., Santana Cooney, R. Falcon, A., et al., 1995. Nuestra America en Nueva York: The New Immigrant Populations in New York City, 1980-1990. Hispanic Research Center Report Series, Fordham University, Bronx, NY


Evans, M.E., Mejía-Maya, L.J., Zayas, L.H., Boothroyd, R.A., and Rodriguez, O. 2001. "Conducting research in culturally diverse inner-city neighborhoods: some lessons learned." Journal of Transcultural Nursing 12(1):6-14. (doi: 10.1177/104365960101200102)

Zayas, L.H., Evans, M.E., Mejía-Maya, L.J., and Rodriguez, O. 1997. "Cultural competency training for staff serving Hispanic families with a child in psychiatric crisis and their families." Families in Society 78(4):405-412.

Guarnaccia, P., and Rodriguez, O. 1996. "Concepts of culture and their role in the development of culturally competent mental health services." Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 18:419-443.

Rodriguez, O. 1995. "Causal models of substance abuse among Puerto Rican adolescents: implications for prevention." In Drug Use Prevention with Multiethnic Youth, ed. by G. Botvin, S. Schinke, and M. Orlandi. Sage, Newberry Park, CA.


Courses Taught


Introduction to Sociology; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Criminology; Contemporary Issues and Policies; Latinos and Public Policy; Terrorism and Society; Community Service and Social Action


Law and Society; Hispanic Policy Issues; Polemics of Crime Control


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