Ryan J. Dougherty

Social Welfare Scholar


Courses & Guest Lecture

Mental Health Policy

UCLA Department of Social Welfare (2020)

I introduce social work students to historical and contemporary issues in mental health policy, and explore political, economic, and sociological factors that affect views of mental illness and social policy.

Constructivist Grounded Theory

Methodology for PhD Students (Guest Lecture)

I guide students through the data analysis process of constructivist grounded theory, beginning with process coding to building explanatory theories.