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Dr. Eyitayo Onifade, College of Social Work
(850) 645-9559
University Center C3410

Eyitayo Onifade

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D., 2008, Michigan State University; Ecological-Community Psychology
  • M.S.W., 2004; University of Georgia; Social Work
  • B.S., 2002, Morehouse College; Psychology

Research Interests

Child Welfare, Criminal Justice, Family Social Work, Juvenile Justice, Social Policy, Social Work Practice

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Onifade, E., Peterson, J., Bynum, T., & Davidson, W. (2011). Multilevel recidivism prediction: Incorporating neighborhood socioeconomic ecology in juvenile risk assessment. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38, 840-853.

Davidson, W., Jimenz, T., Onifade, E., & Hankins, S. (2010). Student experiences of the adolescent diversion project: A community based exemplar in the pedagogy of service-learning. American Journal of Community of Psychology, 46, 442-458.

Onifade, E., Davidson, W., & Campbell, C. (2009). Risk assessment: The predictive validity of the Youth Level of Service Case Management Inventory with African Americans and Girls. The Journal of Ethnicity and Criminal Justice, 7, 205-221.

Onifade, E., Davidson, W., Livsey, S., Turke, G., Horton, C., Malinowski, J., Atkinson, D., &Wimberly, D. (2008). Risk assessment: Identifying patterns of risk in young offenders with the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory. Journal of Criminal Justice, 36(2), 165-173.

Onifade, E., Davidson, W., Campbell, C., Turke, G., &Malinowski, J. (2008). Predicting recidivism in probationers with the Youth Level of Service Case Management Inventory. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 474-481

Selected Grants

Onifade, E. Volunteer Florida. ($28,000). 2010-Ongoing.

Onifade, E. National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship. ($120,000). 2008-2010.

Onifade, E. Ingham County Risk Assessment Grant. Ingham County Family Court. ($120,000). 2004-2008.

Onifade, E. (Co-investigator). Family and Community Together Grant. ($35,000). 2008.

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