Kenneth J. Branco

Biography

Recent Publications and Presentations
"Human Services and Social Justice: Student Reflections on Their Community Service Experience" Presented at Annual Meeting of the Association of Humanist Sociologists, Santa Fe, 2010.
"Imagining Social Problems: Undergraduate Perspectives on Recipients of Community Services" Annual Meeting of the Association of Humanist Sociologists, New Orleans, 2009.
"Effects of Religiousness on Positive and Negative Social Behavior among Nursing Home Residents: A Race Influence". In Amy Ai and Monika Ardelt (Eds.), Faith and Well-Being in Later Life: Linking Theories with Evidence in an Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Amy Ai and Monika Ardelt (eds.) Nova Publishers, Hauppauge, NY, 2009.
"Religious Activities, Strength from Faith and Social Functioning among African American and White Nursing Home Residents". Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, (2007), Vol. 19 #4, pp. 3-20.
"Effects of Church Attendance, Strength of Faith, and Cognitive Impairment on Socially Inappropriate and Abusive Behavior among Nursing Home Residents" Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging (2006), Vol 19 #1, pp.17-36.

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology, Boston College, 1986
  • M.S.W. Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, 1976
  • B.A. Sociology, 1971