Sireen Irsheid

Email

Course

  • 61400 The Social Meaning of Race

Job experience

  •  School Social Worker, Harlem Children’s Zone

  •  Education Specialist/Prevention Case Worker, Forestdale Inc.

  •  Social Worker, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Adolescent Partial Day Hospitalization

  •  Research Assistant, Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention

  •  Research Assistant, Beyond Schools Lab

  •  Associate Research Scientist, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research

Fields of Special Interest

  • Structural Racism and Racial Justice

  •  Race and Ethnicity

  •  K-12 public school systems

  •  Mental Health and Structural Trauma

  •  Education and Health Policy

Publications  (**denotes equal co-authorship)
  • Henderson, D., Irsheid, S., Lee, A., Corneille, M., Jones, J., McLeod, K. (2020) They try and break us but they can’t”: The cultural ethos youth of color engage and rely on to persevere and navigate racial stressors in the U.S. public education system. Journal of Adolescent Research.

  •  **The Transdisciplinary Resistance Collective for Research and Policy: Irsheid, S., Neely, A., Duarte, C., Ivey, A., Poe, J. (2020). Building the Transdisciplinary Resistance Collective for Research and Policy: Implications for Dismantling Structural Racism as a Determinant of Health Inequity. Ethnicity & Disease.

  •  Lu, W., Lindsey, M.A., Irsheid, S. & Nebbitt, V. (2017). Psychometric Properties of the CES-D among Black Adolescents in Public Housing. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 8, 1-26.

  •  Taylor, J.J., Grant, K. E., Zulauf, C.A., Fowler, P.J., Meyerson, D.A., & Irsheid, S.(2016).Exposure to Community Violence and Trajectory of Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms in a sample of Low-Income Urban Youth. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,00, 1-15.

Poster and Symposium Presentations 

  • Irsheid, S. (2020). The Hate They Give: An Examination of Legacies of Colonialism and Structural Racism in High Schools, Community Colleges and 4 Year “Elite” Institutions. Roundtable Presentation, 2020 Annual Conference, Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA).

  •  Irsheid, S. (2020, January). Social Work and Health Equity: A Critical Framework for Building a Culture of Health. Roundtable presentation, 24th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research - Reducing Racial and Economic Inequality, Washington, D.C.

  •  Romanelli, M., Sheftall, A.H., Irsheid, S., Xiao, Y., & Lindsey, M.A.  (2020, January). Examining factors associated with escalatory suicide risk among US adolescents. Oral Presentation, 24thAnnual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

  •  Irsheid, S. (2019, October) Collaborating Across Traditional Disciplinary Silos to Address Racial Inequities in Mental Health Outcomes: Towards a Transdisciplinary Model for Research and Action. Oral Presentation, Interdisciplinary Association for Public Health Science, Washington, D.C.

  •  Irsheid, S., Garthe, R., Gorman-Smith, D., Schoeny, M. (2019, March) Community violence and executive functioning: Implications for mental health and school-related outcomes. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Conferences, Baltimore, MD.

  •  Garthe, R.C., Patel, S., Irsheid, S., Malcome, M., Cosey-Gay, F. (2018, March). Healthy teachers and healthy classrooms: An examination of teacher’s mental health and emotions on the classroom environment. Presented at the Society of Prevention Research Data Analysis Competition at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.

  •  Irsheid, S., Taylor, J.J., Grant, K.E. (2010, June). Examining the moderating effects of a two-parent household and ethnicity on the link between coping and depression in low-income urban youth. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Denver, CO. 

  • Grant, K..E., Tolan, P., DuBois, D., Gaylord-Harden, N., Irsheid, S. (2010, June) Integration of Research and Community Stake-Holder Input in the Development of a Preventive Intervention. Poster presented at Solution-Focused Brief Treatment Strategies, San Diego CA. 

  •  Taylor, J. J., Meyerson, D. A., Grant, K..E., Tailor, M. A., Irsheid, S., Sorrentino, S. (2010, June) Protective factor clusters affecting low-income urban youth exposed to stress. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Denver, CO.   

  • Thompson, S., Irsheid, S., Grant, K. (2009, November) Coping styles of African American youth living in poverty: Understanding the role of coping in resiliency. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  •  Taylor, J. J., Grant, K., Irsheid, S., Meyerson, D.A. (2009, November) Peer and family support as moderators of a model of stress and symptoms in low-income urban youth.  Symposium on Testing the Universality of Risk Factors for Psychopathology in Highly Stressed Youth presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

  •  Grant, K..E., Tolan, P., DuBois, D., Gaylord-Harden, N., Irsheid, S. (2009, June)Development of an intervention for low-income urban students attending failing schools. Poster presented at the Institution of Education Sciences (IES) Conference, Washington, D.C.