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Tenure-Track Faculty

  1. Bradley J. Zebrack Bradley J. Zebrack

    Brad Zebrack's teaching and research interests are in the area of health, medicine, and quality of life. He is particularly interested in the effects of cancer on the psychosocial growth and development of adolescents and young adults. His funded research also involves evaluations of the ...

  2. Anao Zhang Anao Zhang

    Dr. Anao Zhang is an assistant professor of social work at the University of Michigan and the clinical research director of the Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) Oncology Program at Michigan Medicine. Zhang is a health and mental health intervention researcher with a primary research interest ...

Clinical and Research

  1. James A. Blackburn

    Adjunct Professor and Research Scientist James A. Blackburn, PhD, focuses on issues related to normative cognitive functioning among the elderly and family relationships. Before coming to the University of Michigan School of Social Work, he was a professor in the School of Social Work at Hunter ...

  2. G. Warren Clark G. Warren Clark

    G. Warren Clark has been with the School of Social Work since 1997, when he joined the Office of Field Education as a field educator/lecturer/field liaison. He has worked with students in all methods and in the practice areas of health, aging, and community and social systems. He has been a ...

  3. Kathleen G. Doyle Kathleen G. Doyle

    Katie Doyle teaches courses in leadership and management of social impact organizations. Prior to joining the faculty, Doyle was the Executive Director of Ozone House Youth and Family Services in Ypsilanti, MI. This award-winning, 50-year-old nationally recognized nonprofit provides 24-hour ...

  4. Abigail H. Eiler Abigail H. Eiler

    Abigail Eiler, MSW ' 06, is a licensed clinical social worker and educator with more than 15 years of experience working in tribal and non-tribal communities across the country and in Canada. In 2014, Professor Eiler started as a LEO Lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Social Work ...

  5. Daniel J. Fischer Daniel J. Fischer

    Daniel Fischer is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work, and Assistant Dean and Director of Field Education at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. He is also an Clinical Assistant Professor at Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Dan completed his BA is psychology ...

  6. Barbara S. Hiltz Barbara S. Hiltz

    Barb Hiltz is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Hiltz is a licensed social worker (LMSW) and also holds a EdM in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership with a focus on diversity and equity in education. Hiltz’s work focuses on the ...

  7. Justin D. Hodge Justin D. Hodge

    Justin Hodge is a clinical assistant professor of social work at the University of Michigan. He is the co-lead for the Policy & Political Social Work Pathway and the director of the Online Certificate in Political Social Work. Hodge is committed to increasing the presence of social workers in ...

  8. Kathleen L. Lopez Kathleen L. Lopez

    Katie Lopez (LMSW) is the Director of the Office of Global Activities at the University of Michigan School of Social Work where she is responsible for the overall administration of the office including overseeing the Global Activities Scholars Program, the Masters International Volunteer Program ...

  9. Debra K. Mattison Debra K. Mattison

    Debra K. Mattison, MSW '81, focuses on medical social work with extensive experience providing clinical social work services as well as program planning in a variety of settings including cancer care, palliative care and integrated primary care. She has special interests in healthcare, chronic ...

  10. Patrick J. Meehan Patrick J. Meehan

    Patrick Meehan, MSW 2011, has over five year’s experience evaluating youth programs in Chicago and Detroit, including programs on early language acquisition, health and nutrition, and youth employment. His expertise centers primarily on conceptually mapping evaluation outcomes, developing ...

  11. Alice Mishkin Alice Mishkin

    Alice Mishkin, LMSW '13, is a doctoral student in American Culture with a certificate in Judaic Studies. Her work focuses on Palestinian solidarity, Zionism, White nationalism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. She is particularly interested in activists' narratives of and motivations for their ...

  12. Daicia R. Price Daicia R. Price

    Daicia Price joined the Office of Field Education with the School of Social Work as a field faculty on February 15, 2016. Prior to becoming a part of the OFI team, Daicia served as Clinical Practice Improvement Specialist in Wayne County with a focus on workforce development. During her time ...

  13. Julie M. Ribaudo Julie M. Ribaudo

    Julie Ribaudo is a Clinical Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan. Before joining U-M in 2006, her career focused on parent-infant relational health; she practiced in a wide range of community-based programs, including community mental health, education and child welfare. In ...

  14. Sue Ann Savas Sue Ann Savas

    Sue Ann Savas is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She received her MSW and BA in economics from the University of Michigan. For the past 20 years, Sue Ann practiced as a program evaluator. She specializes in the areas of program design, logic ...

  15. Beth A. Sherman Beth A. Sherman

    Beth Sherman received her MSW and BA in psychology from the University of Michigan and completed two years of undergraduate work at Oberlin College. Ms. Sherman specializes in the area of social work practice with children and youth. As an outpatient therapist, clinical supervisor, prevention ...

  16. Daniela A. Wittmann Daniela A. Wittmann

    Daniela Wittmann, PhD, MSW is Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Michigan’s Department of Urology. She is a psychotherapist, educator and researcher. She is an AASECT certified sex therapist and sex therapy supervisor. Dr.Wittmann has published on sexual issues in prostate and ...

  17. Roland W. Zullo Roland W. Zullo

    Roland Zullo is the Director of the Center for Labor and Community Studies at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. His interest is in understanding how non-market institutions contribute to the formation of sustainable economies, defined as exchange systems that are equitable, politically ...

Research Fellows

  1. Marc Arthur Marc Arthur

    Marc Arthur holds a PhD and MA in Performance Studies from New York University. He studies the role of directing, devised theatre, dramatic writing and performance in achieving diversity, equity and inclusion in education and social work practice. In particular, Dr. Arthur's research focuses on ...

  2. Stephen L. Rassi

    Stephen Rassi is a PhD student in social work and psychology. His doctoral research focuses on definitions of, and the development of gender identity and sexual orientation, and the relationship between what is taught about these topics at graduate schools of social work and psychology, and what ...

  3. Ed-Dee G. Williams Ed-Dee G. Williams

    Ed-Dee G. Williams’ area of research is concerned with improving help-seeking behaviors and access to mental health support for Black adolescents experiencing depression. His work up to this point focused on Black adolescent males in high school and their utilization of available mental health ...

  4. Miyoung Yoon Miyoung Yoon

Field Educators

  1. Zaynab K. Boussi Zaynab K. Boussi

    Zaynab K. Boussi joined the Office of Field Education as field faculty and LEO Lecturer in May of 2021. Previously, she worked as a school social worker with the Dearborn Public Schools, where she also served as a field instructor. Boussi, a Dearborn native and daughter of Lebanese immigrants, ...

  2. Amy C. Burandt Amy C. Burandt

    Amy C. Burandt (she / hers) joined the Office of Field Education team on March 15, 2021. Prior to coming on-board at the School of Social Work, her career focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention, counseling individuals healing from trauma and sexual violence, mental health ...

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