Jessica Darrow
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Courses

  • 30000 Social Intervention: Programs and Policies I
  • 30200 Social Intervention: Research and Evaluation
  • 45522 Creating a Context for Unity and Reconciliation in Global Post-Conflict Settings
  • 46712 Organizational Theory and Analysis for Human Services
  • 46922 Structuring Refuge: U.S. Refugee Policy and Resettlement Practice

Job Experience

  • Doctoral Teaching Workshop Coordinator, SSA
  • Doctoral Research Assistant, University of Chicago Crime Lab
  • Human Rights Program Internship Coordinator, The University of Chicago
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Interim Manager, Millennium Villages Project, Rwanda
  • Executive Director, Cosmos Education, South & East Africa

Fields of Special Interest

  • Implementation of Social Policy
  • Non-Profit Organizations

  • Refugee Resettlement Policy

  • Refugee and Immigration Integration

  • International Social Welfare

  • Human Rights in Practice

Publications or Presentations

  • Darrow, J.H. (2015)   Getting refugees to work: A street-level perspective of refugee resettlement policy. Refugee Survey Quarterly, 34(2).

  • Darrow, J.H. (2015)   The (re)construction of the US Department of State's Reception and Placement program by refugee resettlement agencies. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 6(1).

  • Darrow, J.H. (2015)   The Politics and Implementation and of US Refugee Resettlement Policy: A Street-Level Analysis. PhD Dissertation. Ann Arbor, MI: ProQuest.

  • Darrow, J.H. (2014)   You Get What You Ask For: How Contracts and Performance Measures Shape Refugee Resettlement Policy. Paper presentation to the Network for Social Work Managers Annual Management Institute at Simmons College, Boston, MA

  • Darrow, J.H.  (2014)   Rewarding the “Compliant” Client: The Case of Refugee Resettlement.  Paper presentation at the meeting of the Society for Social Work Research,  San Antonio, TX

  • Darrow, J.H. (2014)   What a Difference the Office Makes: The Impact of Organizational Setting on the Allocation of Housing Resources by Refugee Resettlement Workers. Paper presentation at the meeting of the Society for Social Work Research, San Antonio, TX

  • Darrow, J.H. (2013)   Worker Responses to the Challenges of Human Services Work: The Case of U.S. Refugee Resettlement. Paper presentation at the ‘Global Health and Well-Being: The Social Work Response’ Conference at the NYU Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY

  •  Darrow, J.H. (2013)   Refugee Resettlement Policy in Practice: Workers’ Challenges in Managing Scarce Resources and High Demand. Paper presentation to the Network for Social Work Managers Annual Management Institute at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Darrow, J.H. (2013)   Street Level Theory and Social Policy: Workers’ Practice of Stereotyping Clients in Refugee Resettlement.  Paper presentation at the meeting of the Society for Social Work Research, San Diego, CA

  • Darrow, J.H. (2012)   Federal Guidelines & the Organizational Realities of Resettlement. Invited presentation at the Center on Forced Migration Summer Institute at Northwestern University, Evanston IL