Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

Varner Hall, Room 518
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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(248) 370-2420
fax: (248) 370-4608

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371

Theresa Anasti

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Theresa Anasti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Work
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Ph.D. University of Chicago, Social Work

Research Interests
Nonprofit Organizations; Sex Work; Human Trafficking; Housing and Homelessness; Policy Advocacy, Social Welfare Policy

Selected Publications
Anasti, T. (Forthcoming). “The Use of Alcohol in Topless Establishments: Protection for Women or Gender Policing?” Sexualities. Accepted for Publication November 2017.

Anasti, T. (2017). “Radical Professionals?: Sex Worker Rights Activists and Collaboration with Human Service Nonprofits”. Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership and Governance. 4(41), 416-437.

Anasti, T. (2017). From Sex Worker as Character to Sex Worker as Producer: A Review of Nicholas de Villier’s “Sexography: Sex Work in Documentary. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Anasti, T. and Mosley, J.E. (2009). “We Are Not Just a Band-Aid”: How Homeless Service Providers in Chicago Carry Out Policy Advocacy. School of Social Service Administration: Chicago, IL.