Secretary, Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work Southern Connecticut State University
Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work
Southern Connecticut State University
Chairperson Social Work Department since 2001, Board Member National Association of Deans and Directors Graduate Social Work Programs since 2007-2018, former Director of Welfare Employment in Maryland, Special Assistant to Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare, and Senior Research Associate – The Wharton School.
Teaching Interests: Social Work Practicum and Thesis, Management, Social Policy and Research courses
Research Interests: Child Welfare, child care, full employment policy, welfare employment, economic development and jobs, drug courts, elder care, leadership and management.