Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Clark University, 1977
Graduate, Yale University Postdoctoral Program,
Recent Publications and Consultation Reports
Williamson, J. & Duncan, J. (2006) Review of social work capacity for children and families after the tsunami. Report prepared for UNICEF, Thailand.
Duncan, J. & Hadley, E. (2005) Child protection in post-tsunami Thailand: A skills-based approach. Final Report on training sponsored by UNICEF, Thailand, Thammasat University, and Khon Kaen University
Duncan, J. & Arntson, L. (2004). Children in crisis: Good practices in evaluating psychosocial programming. Westport CT: Save the Children Federation, Inc.
Duncan, J., Coe, K., Jachimowicz, T., Lucanic, R., Mack-Williams, Y., Olson, L., Sadlon, L., & Semchuk, S. (2003). Fox Run Survey 2003: Final Report. (Chair) Final report on survey of Fox Run parents.
Williams, E. E., Duncan, J., Phiri, S., & Chilongozi, D. (2000). A Retrospective Assessment of the C.O.P.E. I Program in Namwera, Malawi. New York: Population Council.
Recent Major Presentations
Duncan, J. (December, 2005) Considerations in evaluating cross-cultural psychosocial programs: Realism, resources, and respect. Satellite Session: Psychosocial support for children and families affected by AIDS. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa (ICASA). Abuja, Nigeria.
Duncan, J. (September, 2005) Cross-cultural humanitarian assistance: Lessons from the field. Paper Presented at the Long Island University colloquium of the doctoral program in clinical Psychology. Brooklyn, NY.
Duncan, J. (July, 2005). Community-based options for protection and empowerment. Paper presented at the Child protection in Tsunami affected communities: Guiding principles and best practices conference. Sponsored by Department of Social Development and Welfare, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thammasat University, Khon Kaen University and UNICEF, Thailand. Khao Lak, Thailand.
Duncan, J. (July, 2005). Psychosocial impact of separation and loss from a developmental perspective. Paper presented at the Child protection in Tsunami affected communities: Guiding principles and best practices conference. Sponsored by Department of Social Development and Welfare, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thammasat University, Khon Kaen University and UNICEF, Thailand. Khao Lak, Thailand.
Duncan, J. (April, 2005). Lessons Learned: The development of a manual for evaluating psychosocial programs. Presentation at the working meeting on evaluation and measurement issues for psychosocial initiatives focusing on HIV/AIDS-affected communities. Sponsored by the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Cape Town, South Africa.
Recent Major Community and Education Organizations
Founder: S.H.A.R.P. Scholarships Helping Achievers Reach Potential (2007-7) Educational sponsorship of children selected as achievers through extant community structures. (Zimbabwe)
Trustee: REACH Prep, Stamford CT (2007- ), Board of Trustees. Academic program to prepare African American & Latino children from low & moderate income families for admission into independent schools in CT & NY.
Trustee: St. Luke’s School, New Canaan, CT (2005- ) Board of Trustees. Member of permanent Multicultural Affairs Committee.
Trustee: YMCA, Norwalk, CT (2004- ) Board of Trustees. Advisement on program initiatives.
Founder: T.I.G.E.R award. Teachers Initiative Grant for Educational Resourcefulness. Fox Run Elementary School, Norwalk, CT (2003- ) Small grant to classroom teachers showing educational innovation.