The Oxford House volunteer group consists of undergraduates, research assistants, graduate students, and all other persons interested in research related to recovery from Substance Use Disorders.
Please contact Mayra Guerrero (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ted Bobak (email@example.com) if you are interested in joining or learning more about the group.
Current Project Opportunities:
Working Jack, Josh, Ela: veteran focus group study
With Jessica, Alexandra: PSI and Individual Resources (Self-Efficacy and Hope)
With Ted, Camilla, & Alex: Social relationships. AA affiliation and social support
With Alexandra: Women’s convention, LGBT
PAR and Ex-offender relationship data
Rebecca, Alexandra: Religion and Social Support
Alexandra & Ted: Need for Housing Questionnaire developed by Eric
Arturo: Qualitative study for dissertation
Ted: Thesis psychiatric comorbidity (mediational-moderational model with length of stay and QOL, social networks as mediator)
With Ela: Number of OHs nation-wide
Jack: Thesis measures of support, abstinence self-efficacy, stress
Jessica C.: PSI and individual resources
Patrick and Josh: Collegiate OH study
John Light: Social Networking
Nate Doogan: Lending Money variables for Waves 1-7 and simulations
Favorite Quote: “It’s rigged — everything, in your favor. So there is nothing to worry about” ~Rumi
Education: I earned a B.A. from Governors State University with a concentration in Pre-Clinical Psychology.
Research Interests: ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), Substance Use Disorders/Recovery Residences, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Goals: I would like to continue doing research, earn a PhD (in psychology), and remain active in academia as a psychology professor.
Fun Fact: I have been riding motorcycles, since the age of 7.