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Laura Achter

Laura Achter

Visiting Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Child welfare, mental health, equality/equal opportunity, ethics.

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 266

Email
Laura.AchterFREEMississippi

Karen Aderer

Ms. Karen Aderer

Lecturer

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Hardy Hall (Hardy) 341 map

Email
Karen.AdererFREEMississippi

Bret Blackmon

Dr. Bret Blackmon

Associate Professor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Hardy Hall (Hardy) 345 map

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Bret.BlackmonFREEMississippi

Michelle Brazeal

Dr. Michelle Brazeal

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Intersection of Mental & Physical Health; Adolescent Disruptive Behaviors; Trauma in Transitional Age Youth

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 278

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Michelle.BrazealFREEMississippi

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Mrs. Denise Brown-Rouse

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Traumatization of Children, Social Work in School Settings, Family and Children, EMDR Trained

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 264

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Denise.BrownRouseFREEMississippi

Melody Davisson

Mrs. Melody Davisson

Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 125B

Email
Melody.DavissonFREEMississippi

Michael Forster

Dr. Michael Forster

Emeritus

Areas of Expertise

Social Welfare Policy; Child Welfare Systems; Aging; Social Agency Administration; Youth Development

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 264

Email
Michael.ForsterFREEMississippi

Kim Hogan

Dr. Kim Hogan

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Labor Trafficking, LGBTQ+ Issues

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 260

Email
K.HoganFREEMississippi

Susan Hrostowski

Dr. Susan Hrostowski

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Human diversity, social justice, social welfare policy, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ issues, Aging

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 253

Email
Susan.HrostowskiFREEMississippi

Tamara Hurst

Dr. Tamara Hurst

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Child Maltreatment and Advocacy

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 252

Email
Tamara.HurstFREEMississippi

Jerome Kolbo

Dr. Jerome Kolbo

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Childhood Obesity, Women's Health Care and Contraceptive Practices, Adolescent Sexual Health

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 272

Email
Jerome.KolboFREEMississippi

Rachel Lahasky

Mrs. Rachel Lahasky

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Schools, Medical, Grief and Bereavement, Clinical

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 280

Email
Rachel.LahaskyFREEMississippi

Joohee Lee

Dr. Joohee Lee

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Disaster, Mental Health, Child Welfare

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 256

Email
Joohee.LeeFREEMississippi

Anna Mercante

Anna Mercante

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
Anna.MercanteFREEMississippi

Cat Patteson Poehling

Dr. Cat Patteson Poehling

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Reproductive Justice, Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Clinical Interventions and Supervision

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
Catherine.PattesonPoehlingFREEMississippi

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William Saxon

Emeritus

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
w304219FREEMississippi

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Raymond Scurfield

Emeritus

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
Raymond.ScurfieldFREEMississippi

Diana Smith

Mrs. Diana Smith

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Children/Adolescents/Adults, Substance Use Disorders and Treatment, LCSW Supervision

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 237

Email
DM.SmithFREEMississippi

Rhonda Smith

Dr. Rhonda Smith

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 266

Email
Rhonda.G.SmithFREEMississippi

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Delories Williams

Emeritus

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
Delories.WilliamsFREEMississippi

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Jerome Zimmerman

Emeritus

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

Email
jerome.zimmermanFREEMississippi