Pardasani, M. & Sackman, B. (in press). New York City Senior Centers: A unique, grassroots, collaborative advocacy effort. Activities, Adaptation & Aging.
Cox, C. & Pardasani, M. (in press). Alzheimer's in the Workplace: A Challenge for Social Work. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
Goldkind, L. & Pardasani, M. (in press). Social workers as senior executives: does academic training dictate leadership style? Advances in Social Work.
Pardasani, M. & Bandyopadhyay, S. (in press). Race/ethnicity matters: The experiences of minority groups in public health programs. Journal of Cultural Diversity.
Goldkind, L., Pardasani, M., & Marmo, S. (2013). Merging for survival: An innovative collaboration effort, one year later. Administration in Social Work, 37(2), 199-212.
Maschi, T., MacMillan, T., Pardasani, M., Lee, J, & Moreno, C. (2013). Moving Stories: Evaluation of a MSW experiential learning project on aging and diversity. Journal of Social Work Education, 46(3), 461-475.
Goldkind, L. & Pardasani, M. (2012). More than the sum of its parts: An innovative organizational collaboration model. Administration in Social Work, 36(3), 258-279.
Pardasani, M. & Thomson, P. (2012). Senior centers: Innovative and emerging models. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 31(1), 52-77.
Maschi, T., MacMillan, T., Pardasani, M., Lee, J.S., & Moreno, C. (2012). Moving stories: Evaluation of a BSW oral history project with older adults with diverse immigration histories. Educational Gerontology, 38(4), 228-242.
Pardasani, M. & Goldkind, L. (2012). Senior centers and policy advocacy: Changing public perceptions. Educational Gerontology, 38(6), 375-390.
Pardasani, M. & Goldkind, L. (2012). Managing agencies for multicultural services. In E. Congress & M. Gonzalez (Eds.), Multicultural Perspectives in Social Work Practice with Families (pp.41-55). New York: Springer Publishing Co.
Pardasani, M., Goldkind, L., Heyman, J. & Cross-Denny, Bronwyn (2011). How much does the distance in distance education matter? Our students speak. Social Work Education: An International Journal, 31(4), 406-421.
Pardasani, M. (2012). Review of the book “Professional Discretion in Welfare Services: Beyond Street-Level Bureaucracy” by Dr. Tony Evans. International Journal of Social Welfare.
Pardasani, M., Chazin, R. & Fortinsky, L. (2010). The Orphans International Tanzania (OIT) Family Care Model: Strengthening kinship networks and empowering families. Journal of HIV and Social Services, 9(3), 305-321.
Pardasani, M. (2010). Senior centers: Characteristics of participants and non participants. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 34(1), 48-70.
Bandyopadhyay, S. & Pardasani, M. (2010). Do quality perceptions of health and social services vary for different ethnic groups? An empirical investigation. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 14, 1–15.
Pardasani, M., Moreno, C. L. & Forge, N. (2010). Cultural competence and HIV/AIDS. In Cynthia Poindexter (Ed.), Social Services and Social Action in the HIV Pandemic: Principles, Methods, and Populations (pp. 41-58). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
2013 – 2014 Recipient of Extramural Grant: Analysis of Case Management Caseloads: Impact on Service, 2013-2014. Funded by the New York City Department for the Aging ($80,000).
2013 Recipient of Faculty Teaching Fellowship, Universidad Autonoma de Chile, Santiago, Chile
2012 – 2015 Recipient of Extramural Grant: Innovative Senior Centers of New York City: An Evaluation of Development and Outcomes. Funded by New York Community Trust ($390,000) and Fan Fox and Samuels Foundation ($90,000).
2012 Recipient of Faculty Teaching Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
2012 – 2013 Recipient of Faculty Research Development Fund Grant from the Graduate School of Social Service ($4,000) to conduct a program evaluation for Hope Shines, Rwanda.
2011 - 2012 Recipient of Faculty Research Development Fund Grant from the Graduate School of Social Service ($4,000) to conduct a program evaluation for Orphans International Tanzania.
2009 - 2010 Co-recipient with the Council of Senior Centers and Services (CSCS) of Senior Center Study Grant from the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation ($50,000)
2010 – 2011 Recipient of Faculty Research Grant from Fordham University ($4,000) to conduct an exploratory study of senior centers in India.
2009 - 2010 Co-recipient with Lauri Goldkind of Faculty Research Development Fund Grant from the Graduate School of Social Service ($8,000)
2005 - 2006 Recipient of the NIA Fellowship - Social Work Research in Aging (St. Scholastica College)
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Director of Senior Center Research, National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), a constituent of the National Council on Aging (NCOA - Washington, DC)
Behavioral and Social Science Volunteer (BSSV), American Psychological Association (APA)
President-elect (2012), State Society of Aging (SSA-NY)
National Chair and Program Co-Chair (2006 - 2009), Social Welfare Action Alliance Annual Conference (SWAA)
President and Program Chair (2008 - 2009), Southwestern Social Science Association (Social Work Chapter) Annual Conference