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Dr. Martinez-Brawley's research focuses on social service delivery in rural areas, intercultural issues and different ways of understanding. Recently she has focused on international migration patterns, particularly of agricultural workers. She has carried out research in Latin America, Europe, Australia, Israel and has lectured extensively as a Fulbright scholar and an invited speaker.   The John F. Roatch Global Lecture Series on Social Policy and Practice is an annual event that hosts an internationally known scholar to lecture on a topic of global reach and social significance to the Arizona community. The John F. Roatch Global Lecture series was established by John and Mary Roatch to expand the parameters of global understanding in the Phoenix community.   The master class capitalizes on national and international talent to create an interactive forum for the discussion of current topics of concern to human services practitioners in Arizona. The Linda Haskell Memorial Master Class on Current Social Events Fund was established by Rose and William Haskell to honor the memory of their daughter Linda, a social worker.

Haskell-Roatch Special Event

March 27, 2015
10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.

The Linda Haskell and John F. Roatch events are being combined in to a special one-day event with two sessions. We encourage attending both sessions.

Morning session: Social Theatre and Conversation
The cast of Actor's Theatre will present a "read" of Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire

Afternoon session: Family policies promoting fathers' involvement in childcare in Europe: what can we learn? Presented by Dr. Gerardo Meil Landwerlin, professor, Autonomous University of Madrid.

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