Ioana Schmidt, MA

Ioana Schmidt holds a BA in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara and an MA in Sociology with an emphasis in Gender and Sexuality from Cal State Northridge.  She also holds a Master’s degree in Social Welfare from UC Los Angeles.

Professor Schmidt’s research interests include issues relating to gender and sexuality, women’s health, family and domestic violence, and comprehensive community interventions.

Ms. Schmidt incorporates examples from diverse fields of study-including sociology, psychology, anthropology, and social work-into the classes she teaches in order to illustrate the broad relevance of sociology.  He current research is using qualitative methods to study the process of providing psychosocial nonintervention for low-income ethnic minority parents.