Ashley Blamey, UT’s Title IX coordinator, has expertise including distressed students, crisis management, bystander intervention, and sexual assault.
Sharon Bowland is an expert in mental-health practice and trauma-informed approaches to care and aging.
Sarah Cermak’s areas of expertise include field education, school social work, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma, and resiliency.
Kate Chaffin researches best practices in online social work education, focusing on mentorship of adjunct faculty teaching online.
Sherry Cummings researches aging and mental health, older adults with depression, severe mental illness, and alcohol misuse disorders.
Kim Denton’s areas of expertise are field education, child welfare, and community mental health.
David Dupper is an expert in bullying and other factors that contribute to school exclusion.
Shandra Forrest-Bank has expertise in the transition to adulthood, risk and resilience, positive youth development, racial microaggression, and how poverty and racism impact young adult trajectories.
Camille Hall is an expert in African American risk and resilience, gendered racism, and cross-cultural mentoring and recruitment.
Mary Lehman Held’s research is centered on the mental health and well-being of vulnerable populations, including Latino immigrants.