Andrew Eaton, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.4
Phone: (306) 664-7371
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Research interests
Community-Based Participatory Research; HIV/AIDS & Other STBBIs; Aging & the Lifecourse; Sexuality; Relationships

Andrew D. Eaton is an Assistant Professor at the Saskatoon Campus. He completed his PhD and MSW at the University of Toronto, and his BSW at Toronto Metropolitan University. As principal investigator, Dr. Eaton holds grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN), and the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN). His research interests centre around the development, testing, and implementation of interventions regarding aging, sexuality, and mental health. He is specifically focused on addressing complexities of living and aging with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Eaton utilizes community-based participatory research. He also has been involved in research with LGBTQ+ youth and pedagogical social work research.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Eaton, A. D., Hui, J., Muchenje, M., Murzin, K., Chan Carusone, S., Ibáñez-Carrasco, F., Novik, N., McCullagh, J. W., Nicolay, S., & Walmsley, S. L. (in press). Adapting cognitive remediation group therapy as an online or hybrid intervention for people aging with HIV and cognitive concerns: Focus group protocol. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

Eaton, A. D., Chan Carusone, S., Murzin, K., McCullagh, J. W., & Walmsley, S. L. (in press). Cognitive screening considerations for psychosocial clinical trials in HIV, aging, and cognition. Clinical Trials.

Eaton, A. D., Fang, L., & Pang, N. (2022). The state of doctoral social work education in Canada. Social Work Education: The International Journal.

Alessi, E. J., Cheung, S., Sarna, V., Dentato, M. P., Eaton, A. D., & Craig, S. L. (2022). Experiences of COVID-19 pandemic-related stress among sexual and gender minority emerging adult migrants in the United States. Stress & Health.

Zamorano-Martínez, L. A., Lozano-Verduzco, I., Mendoza-Pérez, J. C., Eaton, A. D., & Craig, S. L. (2022). Between the precariousness of rights and the production of political subjectivity in experiences of trans youth in Mexico. Debate Feminista, 65.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., McInroy, L. B., Lozano-Verduzco, I., Austin, A., Dentato, M. P., Mendoza Pérez, J. C., & McDermott, D. T. (2022). Building bridges and breaking down silos: A framework for developing interdisciplinary academic – community research collaborations for the benefit of sexual and gender minority youth. Psychology& Sexuality.

Alessi, E. J., Cheung, S. P., Dentato, M. P., Eaton, A. D., & Craig, S. L. (2022). A qualitative exploration of information and communication technology use among LGBTQ+ emerging adult migrants before and after arrival in the United States. Emerging Adulthood.

Austin, A., Dentato, M. P., Holzworth, J., Ast, R., Verdino, A. P., Alessi, E. J., Eaton, A. D., & Craig, S. L. (2022). Artistic expression as a source of resilience for transgender and gender diverse young people. Journal of LGBT Youth.

Lozano-Verduzco, I., Zamorano Martínez, L., Mendoza-Pérez, J. C., Craig, S. L., & Eaton, A. D. (2022). Emotions, agency, and materiality: Embodiment of homophobic discrimination against Mexican LGBTQ+ youth. Journal of Homosexuality.

Eaton, A. D., Craig, S. L., Rourke, S. B., Sota, T., McCullagh, J. W., Fallon, B. A., & Walmsley, S. L. (2021). Cognitive remediation group therapy for people aging with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: Randomized, controlled trial. Social Work with Groups.

Eaton, A. D., Chan Carusone, S., Ceranto, A., Craig, S. L., Busch, A., & McCullagh, J. W. (2021). Training peers to ease hospital discharge: A community-clinical partnership in complex HIV care. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 15(2), 225-260.

Eaton, A. D. (2021). Community engagement in Canadian health and social science research: Field reports on four studies. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 6(2), 118-134.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A.D., Leung, V. W. Y., Iacono, G., Pang, N., Dillon, F., Austin, A., Pascoe, R., & Dobinson, C. (2021). Efficacy of affirmative cognitive behavioural group therapy for sexual and gender minority adolescents and young adults in community settings in Ontario, Canada. BMC Psychology, 9.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., Kirkland, A., Egag, E., Pascoe, R., King, K., & Krishnan, S. (2021). Towards an integrative self: A digital photo elicitation study of resilience among key marginalized populations of sexual and gender minority youth. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 16(1), 1-16.

Liboro, R. M., Ranuschio, B., Bell, S., Yates, T. C., Barnes, L., Fehr, C., Da Silva, G., Despres, J., Ibañez-Carrasco, F., Eaton, A. D., Sedere, A., Puno, T., Shuper, P. A., & Ross, L. E. (2021). Mitigating risks and building resilience to HIV/AIDS: Perspectives of HIV-negative, middle-aged and older men who have sex with men. Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 7(2), 129-144.

McInroy, L. B., Beaujolais, B., Craig, S. L., & Eaton, A. D.(2021). The self-identification, LGBTQ+ identity development, and attraction and behavior of asexual youth: Implications for sexual health and internet-based service provision. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., McInroy, L. B., & Leung, V. W. Y. (2021). Can social media participation enhance LGBTQ+ youth wellbeing? Development of the social media benefits scale. Social Media + Society, 7(1).

Craig, S. L., Gardiner, T., Eaton, A. D., Pang, N., & Kourgiantakis, T. (2021). Practicing Alliance: An experiential model of teaching diversity and inclusion in social work. Social Work Education: The International Journal.

Craig, S. L., McInroy, L. B., Goulden, A., & Eaton,. A. D. (2021). Engaging the senses in qualitative research via multimodal coding: Triangulating transcript, audio, and video data in a study with sexual and gender minority youth. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 20.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., Pascoe, R., Egag, E., McInroy, L. B., Fang, L., Austin, A., & Dentato, M. P. (2020). QueerVIEW: Protocol for a technology-mediated qualitative photo elicitation study with sexual and gender minority youth in Ontario, Canada. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(11).

Craig, S. L., McInroy, L. B., & Eaton, A. D. (2020). Describing a clinical group coding method for identifying competencies in an allied health single session. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 2020(13), 1133-1142.

Craig, S. L., Iacono, G., Austin, A., Eaton, A. D., Pang, N., Leung, V. W. Y., & Frey, C. J. (2020). The role of facilitator training in intervention delivery: Preparing clinicians to deliver AFFIRMative group cognitive behavioral therapy to sexual and gender minority youth. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 33(1), 56-77.

McInroy, L. B., Beaujolais, B., Leung, V. W. Y., Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., & Austin, A. (2020). Comparing asexual and non-asexual sexual minority adolescents and young adults: Stressors, suicidality and mental and behavioural health risk outcomes. Psychology & Sexuality.

Craig, S. L., McInroy, L. B., Goulden, A., Eaton, A. D., Kourgiantakis, T., Bogo, M., Adamson, K., Iacono, G., Gagliardi, L., Krasovec, T., & Small, M. (2020). The health social work competency rating scale: Development of a tool for education and practice. Social Work Education: The International Journal.

Craig, S. L., Austin, A., Levenson, J., Leung, V. W. Y., Eaton, A. D., & D’Souza, S. (2020). Frequencies and patterns of adverse childhood events in LGBTQ+ youth. Child Abuse & Neglect, 107.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., Belitzky, M., Kates, L. E., Dimitropoulos, G., & Tobin, J. (2020). Empowering the team: A social work model of interprofessional collaboration in hospitals. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice,19.

Wagaman, M. A., Watts, K. J., Lamneck, V., D’Souza, S. A., McInroy, L. B., Eaton, A. D., & Craig, S. L. (2020). Managing stressors online and offline: LGBTQ+ youth in the Southern United States. Children and Youth Services Review, 110.

Eaton, A. D., Walmsley, S. L., Craig, S. L., Rourke, S. B., Sota, T., McCullagh, J. W., & Fallon, B. A. (2019). Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial evaluating feasibility and acceptability of cognitive remediation group therapy compared with mutual aid group therapy for people ageing with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) in Toronto, Canada. BMJ Open, 9.

Craig, S. L., Eaton, A. D., McInroy, L. B., D’Souza, S. A., Krishnan, S., Wells, G. A., Twum-Siaw, L., & Leung, V. W. Y. (2019). Navigating negativity: A grounded theory and integrative mixed methods investigation of how sexual and gender minority youth cope with negative comments online. Psychology and Sexuality, 11(3), 161-179.

Eaton, A. D., Katz, E., McKee, E., & Russell, D. (2019). Connecting MSW students to community-based practicum: Feasibility and acceptability of panel presentations. Journal of Social Work Education, 56(3), 548-559.

Eaton, A. D. (2019). Filmed simulation to train peer researchers in community-based participatory research. Social Work Research, 43(3), 195-199.

McInroy, L. B., McCloskey, R. J., Craig, S. L., & Eaton, A. D. (2019). LGBTQ+ youths’ community engagement and resource seeking online versus offline. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37(4), 315-333.

Eaton, A. D., Chan Carusone, S., Craig, S. L., Telegdi, E., McCullagh, J. W., McClure, D., Wilson, W., Zuniga, L., Berney, K., Ginocchio, G. F., Wells, G. A., Montess, M., Busch, A., Boyce, N., Strike, C., & Stewart, A. (2019). The ART of conversation: Feasibility and acceptability of a pilot peer intervention to help complex HIV-positive people transition from hospital to community. BMJ Open, 9(3).

Craig, S. L., McInroy, L. B., Eaton, A. D., Iacono, G., Leung, V. W. Y., Austin, A., & Dobinson, C. (2019). An affirmative coping skills intervention to improve the mental and sexual health of sexual and gender minority youth (Project Youth AFFIRM): Protocol for an implementation study. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(6), e13462.

Liboro, R. M., Rourke, S. B., Ibáñez-Carrasco, F., Eaton, A. D., Pugh, D., Medina, C., Rae, A., Shuper, P. A., & Ross, L. E. (2019). Strategies employed by community-based service providers to address HIV-associated neurocognitive challenges: A qualitative study. Journal of the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care, 18.

Eaton, A. D., Tsang, A. K. T., Craig, S. L., & Ginocchio, G. F. (2018). Peer researchers in post-professional healthcare: A glimpse at motivations and partial objectivity as opportunities for action researchers. Action Research, 17(4), 591-609.

Eaton, A. D., Ibáñez-Carrasco, F., Craig, S. L., Chan Carusone, S., Montess, M. Wells, G. A., & Ginocchio, G. F. (2018). A blended learning curriculum for training peer researchers to conduct community-based participatory research. Action Learning: Research and Practice, 15(2), 139-150.

Liboro, R. M., Ibáñez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, S. B., Eaton, A. D., Medina, C., Pugh, D., Rae, A., Ross, L. E., & Shuper, P. A. (2018). Barriers to addressing HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND): Community-based service provider perspectives. Journal of HIV & Social Services, 17(3), 209-223.

Eaton, A. D., Cattaneo, J. S., Watchorn, J. M., Bilbao-Joseph, C., Bowler, S., Hazelton, M., Myslik, J., Ross, A., & Chambers, L. (2017). From serodiscordant to magnetic: The feasibility and acceptability of a pilot psychoeducational group intervention designed to improve relationship quality. Social Work with Groups, 41(4), 323-335.

Craig, S. L., McInroy, L. B., D’Souza, S., Austin, A., McCready, L. T., Eaton, A. D., Shade, L. R., & Wagaman, M. A. (2017). Project #queery: The influence of information and communication technologies on the resilience and coping of sexual and gender minority youth in the United States and Canada. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(9):e189.

Eaton, A. D., Craig, S. L., & Wallace, R. (2017). The intersecting cognitive and aging needs of HIV-positive older adults: Implications for social work practice. Social Work in Health Care, 56(8), 733-747.