Susan Hrostowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

          

 

 Dr. Hrostowski holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, and Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary, an MSW from USM, and a PhD in social work from Tulane University. 

She currently teaches two courses in gerontology, community development, as well as social justice and public policy courses.  Her area of research is gerontology with emphasis on resilience in late life. 

An ordained Episcopal priest, Dr. Hrostowski occasionally serves at area churches and is often called upon to speak on spiritual issues in social work. 

Dr. Hrostowski is an avid crossword puzzle solver and enjoys gardening, trail hiking, reading and boating