René D. Drumm, MSW, Ph.D.


René Drumm joins the faculty at USM after more than 20 years in social work higher education. Dr. Drumm is a professor and associate dean for the College of Health on the Gulf Park Campus. s University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Michigan State University, Dr. Drumm comes to USM with a diverse educational background. 

Dr. Drumm’s current research interests include the intersection of faith and social work, marriage enrichment, domestic violence, sexual identity, and program evaluation. Having taught courses across the curriculum, Dr. Drumm especially enjoys teaching human behavior, practice classes, and research. 

When she is not teaching or engaged in research, Dr. Drumm loves walking, the combination of sun and sand, and anything related to chocolate. 


Curriculum Vitae

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