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Social Work Department Faculty

The social work curriculum is taught by faculty members who have completed graduate education from accredited schools of social work. They are recognized academicians, professional practitioners and researchers who bring a broad range of experiences to the classroom which include work in public welfare, aging, United Way Administration, addictions, vocational rehabilitation, and child welfare, disabilities, and mental health.

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William F. Bender, MSW, ACSW, LSW

  • University of Maryland School of Social Work, M.S.W.
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
Leslie M. Chaundry

Leslie M. Chaundy, LCSW, Psy.D, NCSP, ABSNP

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Psy.D
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ed.S
  • Marywood University, M.S.W.
  • Wesley College, B.A.
     

 

 

Conahan March 2016

John Conahan, Ph.D., LCSW, CADC (Emeritus)

  • Marywood University, Ph.D.
  • Marywood University, M.S.W.
  • Belknap College, B.S.
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Janice A. Gasker, DSW, LCSW, ACSW

  • University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
  • Marywood University, M.S.W.
  • Cedar Crest College, B.A.
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Edward P. Hanna, MSW, DSW, ACSW, LCSW

  • University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S.W.
  • Colby College, B.S.
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Yoon Mi Kim, Ph.D.

  • University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D.
  • California State University, LA, M.S.W.
  • SungKyunKwan University, South Korea, B.A.
Heather LaBarre

Heather LaBarre, LCSW, Ph.D.

  • Marywood University, Ph.D.
  • Kutztown University, M.S.W.
  • Bloomsburg University, B.A. 

Ahyoung Lee

Ahyoung Lee, Ph.D.

  • University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D.
  • University of Chicago, M.A.
  • Ewha Women's University, South Korea, B.A.

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Sharon C. Lyter, LCSW, Ph.D.

  • Rutgers University, Ph.D.
  • Temple University, M.S.W.
  • East Stroudsburg University, B.A.

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Candida Madrigal, PhD., LCSW-CA, LCSW-PA

  • Bi-National Doctorate Program
  • University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Ph.D. 
  • Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, México (UANL), Ph.D.

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Tim Seip, MSW, LSW

  • Marywood University, M.S.W.
  • Mansfield University, B.A.
Yasoda Sharma

Yasoda Sharma, MSW, Ph.D.

  • University of Texas at Arlington, Ph.D.
  • Banaras Hindu University, India, M.S.W.
  • Bangalore University, India, B.A

Stephen Stoeffler

Stephen Stoeffler, Ph.D., LSW

  • Widener University, Ph.D.
  • Temple University, MSW
  • Shippensburg University, BSW
Juliana Svistova

Juliana Svistova, MSW, Ph.D.

  • University at Albany, State University of New York, Ph.D.
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, M.S.W
  • University of Latvia, B.S.W 
Chelsea Toth

Chelsea Toth, DSW

  • University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
  • Monmouth University, M.S.W
  • Cedar Crest College, B.S.W
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John Vafeas, LSW, DSW

  • University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S.W.
  • Winthrop University, B.A.
  • KATEE, Heraklion Crete, Greece, Social Work Diploma
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Fang-Hsun Wei, MS, Ph.D.

  • University of Texas at Arlington, Ph.D
  • Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, MS--Social Work
  • Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, BS
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Mary Rita Weller, Ph.D., LSW

  • Widener University, Ph.D.
  • Temple University, M.S.W.
  • State University College of NY, B.A.
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Barth Yeboah, LSW, DSW

  • University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
  • University of Delhi, M.S.W.
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, B.S.W.