UTEP Faculty Member to Serve as President-Elect of National Social Work Educator Association
Last Updated on January 08, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Originally published January 08, 2019
By UC Staff
Eva Moya, Ph.D., associate professor of social work at The University of Texas at El Paso, was voted president-elect of the Association of Latina/Latino Social Work Educators (ALLSWE) at the association’s Annual Program Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Her one-year term ends in November 2019.
ALLSWE is a national organization of social work educators focused on Latina and Latino social work-related issues. Its mission is to support the advancement of social work education, especially among the Latino population.
A member of the UTEP faculty since 2010, Moya has served as principal investigator or co-principal investigator on several research and service projects targeting tuberculosis, intimate partner violence and sexual assault, homelessness, human papilloma virus education and immigrant health.
Moya’s research has been funded by the Programa de Investigación en Migración y Salud (PIMSA), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the United States Agency for International Development in Mexico (USAID/Mexico).
Moya has published several journal articles, book chapters and instructional materials. She has presented her work at local, national and international conferences in countries including Spain, Canada, China, Germany, South Africa and Panama.
Moya holds a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences and a bachelor’s degree from UTEP. She earned a master’s degree in social work from The University of Texas at Austin.