Tajammal Yasin, MSW

PhD Student, Research Assistant
Social Work

Tajammal Yasin is a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the joint MSW/PhD program. Prior to his current role, he worked with the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on a development project focusing on the improvement of street-level bureaucracy in health, education, revenue and police service of Punjab in Pakistan.

Tajammal works as a research assistant with Professor Mersky. He is involved in several projects with the Institute for Child and Family Well-Being (ICFW) including a mixed-methods evaluation of the Family Drug Treatment court of Milwaukee and Foster Parent Training Services; the Family Peace Center Model for Addressing Polyvictimization; the Trauma and Recovery Project; Family Foundations Home Visiting Program and Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies project.

Tajammal's passion lies in conducting research and working at the macro level with the aim to improve the lives of children and families.

Research Interests:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Children and youth development
  • Trauma and resilience
  • Intergenerational trauma and adversity

Curriculum Vitae