MENASP Network Database

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Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Nicole Bromfield
Doctorate, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Current or most recent Employer

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

University of Houston
Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates,

Disciplinary or professional background

Social/Public Policy

Contact Info


3511 Cullen Blvd. Room 110HA Houston, TX 77204
Social Media

nicolebromfield (Twitter)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Family policy

Health policy ( 6 years )

Social work


Academic publications
Rotabi, K.S, Bromfield, N.F., Matthews, J. & Abusarheen, T. (in press). The care of orphaned and vulnerable children in Islam: Exploring kafala with implications for social work practice with uccompanied refugee minors of Syria. Jourl of Human Rights and Social Work. Sloan, L., Bromfield, N.F., Matthews, J., & Rotabi, K. (in press). Developing social work program in Islamic countries: Opportunities, challenges, and lessons learned in the Arab Gulf. Jourl of Religion, Spirituality and Social Work. Bromfield, N.F. & Capous-Desyallas, M. (in press). Photovoice as a pedagogical tool: Exploring persol and professiol values with female Muslim social work students in an intercultural classroom setting. Jourl of Teaching in Social Work. Bromfield, N.F. & Mahmoud, M. (2016). Vulnerable road users and road safety culture: An exploratory study of child safety seat use in the United Arab Emirates. Jourl of Transportation Safety & Security. OnlineFirst. Doi: 10.1080/19439962.2016.1228090

Academic conferences
Ensure Healthy Development for all Youth: Focus Groups with Emirati Women on Car-seat Usage in the United Arab Emirates Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference January 2017, New Orleans, LA Vulnerable Road Users and Social Development: A Study of Car Safety Seat Use in two Gulf nations Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development June 2016, Seoul, Korea Development of Culturally Relevant Social Work Education Programs across the Globe Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development June 2016, Seoul, Korea