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Joseph A. Galura

CASC Advisor and LEO Adjunct Lecturer

Joseph A. Galura

Joseph A. Galura is an advisor/lecturer for the undergraduate minor in Community Action and Social Change. He also is a lecturer in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and has developed, implemented and taught service-learning courses in Sociology (Project Community), Education (LUCY: The Lives of Urban Children and Youth), and American Culture (Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies). His classes, projects and publications draw on work in criminal justice, chemical dependency, community organization, urban schooling and the Filipino American community. He is the former Director of Project Community: Sociology 389/325, as well as the founding editor of the OCSL Press, the publication arm of the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning at the University of Michigan.

Research Interests/Focus

Community service learning, especially how this pedagogy affects student outcomes; diversity, spirituality, and social work practice; the experiences of Filipino Americans, particularly in metropolitan Detroit.

Education

Year Degree   School
1983 MSW Social Work University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1980 BA Anthropology and Psychology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Fall 2021

Course Catalog

Understanding Social Issues of Our Time SW200

Instructor: Joseph A. Galura
Time: Tu/Th 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: B798 SSWB
Program Type: Residential
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

Social Problems and Social Work Today SW400

Instructor: Joseph A. Galura
Time: Tu/Th 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: B798 SSWB
Codes:
J
Program Type: Residential
Format: In-Person
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience SW401

Instructor: Joseph A. Galura
Time: Sep 8,15, 22, 29, Oct 8,15, 27 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 3816 SSWB
Codes:
J
Program Type: Residential
Format: In-Person
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

Past Term Courses

Winter 2021

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course
SW401 004 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Fall 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course

Winter 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course
SW401 002 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course
SW401 004 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Fall 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course
SW401 001 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Winter 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course
SW401 004 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Fall 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW200 001 Understanding Social Issues of Our Time View Course
SW401 001 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Winter 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW400 001 Social Problems and Social Work Today View Course
SW401 002 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course
SW401 004 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

Fall 2017

Course # Section Course Name
SW400 001 Social Problems and Social Work Today View Course
SW401 003 Community Action and Social Change Integrative Capstone Experience View Course

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