Research

Dr. Renato (Rainier) Liboro is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies of the College of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Liboro’s CV

Community Partners

The LGBTQ Center (The Center) of Southern Nevada – Dr. Liboro is the Academic Research Involvement and Engagement Liaison of the Center: https://thecenterlv.org/staff/member/5e14e655143644612e302a92

Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) – Dr. Liboro is a member of the Joint Advisory Committee of SNHD’s Academic Health Department, and a research collaborator with SNHD’s Sexual Health Clinic and Ryan White Program

Selected Publications

Liboro, R. (2020). Catholic family ties: Sustaining and supporting HIV-positive Canadian gay men’s faith, mental health, and wellbeing. Religions, 11(8), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel11080391

Liboro, R. (2019). Utilizing the community-based research approach to examine mental health and support services issues related to HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder. HIV and AIDS Review, 18(4), 233-238

Liboro, R., Travers, R., & Shankardass, K. (2019). Stakeholder perspectives on Ontario’s Bill 13: A macrosystem-level intervention supporting Gay-Straight Alliances and other initiatives affirming LGBT youth. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 10(3), 1 -31

Liboro, R., Rourke, S. B., Ibañez-Carrasco, F., Eaton, A., 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 of AIDS Care, 18, 1-8. DOI:10.1177/2325958218822336

Liboro, R.(2018). Racial minority immigrant acculturation: Examining Filipino immigrant settlement experiences in Canada utilizing a community-focused acculturation framework, Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 4(1), 66-84

Liboro, R., Ibañez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, S. B., Eaton, A., Medina, C., Pugh, D., Rae, A., Ross, L. E., & Shuper, P. A. (2018). Barriers to addressing HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND): Perspectives of community-based service providers. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 17(1), 1-15

Liboro, R., Ibañez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, S. B., Eaton, A., Medina, C., Pugh, D., Rae, A., Shuper, P. A., & Ross, L. E. (2017). Service provider perspectives on HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) and mental health: A community report. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 Liboro, R., & Travers, R. (2016). Fundamental researcher attributes vital to facilitating participation in Community Psychology doctoral dissertation research, Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 9(1), 145-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/ ijcre.v9i1.4353

Liboro, R., & Walsh, R. (2016). Understanding the irony: Canadian gay men living with HIV/AIDS, their Catholic devotion, and greater wellbeing. Journal of Religion and Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10943-015-0087-5

Liboro, R., Travers, R., & St. John, A. (2015). Beyond the dialectics and polemics: Canadian Catholic high schools addressing LGBT youth issues. The High School Journal, 98(2), 158-180

Liboro, R.(2015). Forging political will from a shared vision: A critical social justice agenda against Neoliberalism and other systems of domination, Social Justice Research, 28(2), 207-228. DOI: 10.1007/s11211-015-0239-5

Liboro, R.(2015). Community-level interventions for reconciling conflicting religious and sexual domains in identity incongruity, Journal of Religion and Health, 54(4), 1206-1220. DOI 10.1007/s10943-014-9845-z

St. John, A., Travers, R., Munro, L., Liboro, R., Schneider, M. & Greig, C. (2014). The success of Gay-Straight Alliances in Waterloo Region, Ontario: A confluence of political and social factors, Journal of LGBT Youth, 11(2), 150-170. DOI: 10.1080/19361653.2014.878564