Project Coordinator, African Programming and Research Initiative to End Slavery
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology
Assistant Director, Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research

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School of Social Work, Office 217
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Education:
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Georgia 2010
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Georgia 2005
  • B.Sc. Psychology (Summa Cum Laude), Minor: Business Management, Illinois Institute of Technology 2003
  • DipABRSM, Music Performance (Piano) and Music Theory, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, England 1999
Selected Publications:
  • Paino, Maria, Lydia Aletraris, and Paul M. Roman. Forthcoming. "The Use of Off-Label Medications in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs." Substance Abuse.
  • Aletraris, Lydia, Mary Bond Edmond, and Paul M. Roman. 2017. "Insurance Receipt and Readiness for Opportunities under the Affordable Care Act: A National Survey of Treatment Providers for Substance Use Disorders." Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 49(2):141-150.
  • Aletraris, Lydia, Paul M. Roman, and Jana Pruett. 2017. "Integration of Care in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act:  Changes in Treatment Services in a National Sample of Centers Treating Substance Use Disorders." Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 49(2):132-140.
  • Edmond, Mary Bond, Lydia Aletraris, Paul M. Roman, Dail L. Fields, and Brian E. Bride. 2016. "The United States’ Federal Parity Act and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: Administrators’ Familiarity and Perceptions of Impact." The International Journal of Drug Policy, 34:80-87.
  • Paino, Maria, Lydia Aletraris, and Paul M. Roman. 2016. "The Relationship between Client Characteristics and Wraparound Services in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Centers." Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77(1):160-169.
  • Aletraris Lydia, Mary Bond Edmond, Maria Paino, Dail Fields, and Paul M. Roman. 2016. "Counselor Training and Attitudes Toward Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Use Disorder." Substance Abuse, 37(1):47-53.
  • Edmond, Mary Bond, Lydia Aletraris, and Paul M. Roman. 2015. " Rural Substance Use Treatment Centers in the United States: An Assessment of Treatment Quality By Location." The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 41(5):449-457. 
  • Edmond, Mary Bond, Lydia Aletraris, Maria Paino, and Paul M. Roman. 2015. "Treatment Strategy Profiles in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs: A Latent Class Analysis." Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 153:109-115.  
  • Aletraris, Lydia, Jeff S. Shelton, and Paul M. Roman. 2015. "Counselor Attitudes Toward Contingency Management for Substance Use Disorder: Effectiveness, Acceptability, and Endorsement of Incentives for Treatment Attendance and Abstinence." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 57:41-48.
  • Aletraris, Lydia and Paul M. Roman. 2105. "Provision of Onsite HIV Services in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs: A Longitudinal Analysis." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 57:1-8.  
  • Paino, Maria, Lydia Aletraris, and Paul M. Roman. 2015. "Organizational Predictors and Use of Evidence-Based Practices in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment." Substance Abuse, 36(4):462-469.
  • Aletraris, Lydia, Mary Bond Edmond, and Paul M. Roman. 2015. "Adoption of Injectable Naltrexone in U.S. Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs." Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76(1):143-151.  
  • Aletraris, Lydia, Maria Paino, Mary Bond Edmond, Paul M. Roman, and Brian E. Bride. 2014. "The Use of Art and Music Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs." Journal of Addictions Nursing, 25(4):190-196. 
  • Reynolds, Jeremy and Lydia Aletraris. 2010. “Mostly Mismatched With a Chance of Settling: Tracking Work Hour Mismatches in the United States.” Work & Occupations, 37(4):476-511.
  • Aletraris, Lydia. 2010. “How Satisfied Are They and Why?: A Study of Job Satisfaction, Job Rewards, Gender and Temporary Agency Workers in Australia.”  Human Relations, 63 (8): 1129–1155.
  • Reynolds, Jeremy and Lydia Aletraris. 2007. “Work-Family Conflict, Children, and Hour Mismatches in Australia.” Journal of Family Issues, 28(6) 749-772.
  • Reynolds, Jeremy and Lydia Aletraris. 2007. “For Love or Money?: How and Why Extrinsic Rewards, Intrinsic Rewards, and Work-Family Issues Influence Hour Mismatches.” Research in the Sociology of Work, 17 285-311.
  • Reynolds, Jeremy and Lydia Aletraris. 2006. "Pursuing Preferences: The Creation and Resolution of Work Hour Mismatches." American Sociological Review, 71(4): 618-638. Winner of the 2007 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award.