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School of Social Work
The School of Social Work embraces the mission of Eastern Washington University to expand opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. We are committed to placing students first and engaging community partners in improving the lives of people in need while advancing the cause of social justice. The BASW and MSW Programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
208 Senior Hall Office 123
Cheney, WA 99004
Blake Beecher, PhDAssociate Professor, Graduate Program DirectrorSenior Hall 310Phone: 509.359.4547Email: email@example.com
Blake Beecher joined the EWU School of Social Work in Fall 2008. He received his MSW from the University of Nevada, Reno, and PhD. from the University of Utah. His practice and research interests include: behavioral health and addictions, aging, international social work, medical social work, and research informed practice.
Bipasha BiswasAssistant Professor324 Senior HallPhone: (509)-359-7339Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW Bombay University, PhD Washington University. Scholarly interests include epidemiology and etiology of risky sexual behaviors, HIV/AIDS prevention, and international social work.
Sharon BowlandAssociate ProfessorSenior Hall, 231Phone: 509-359-4584Email: email@example.com
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, PhD from Washington University in St. Louis, MSW from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Master's in Pastoral Studies (MPS) from Loyola University, Chicago. Her scholarly and research interests include behavioral health practice, trauma-informed interventions, aging, and spirituality. Sharon is a John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar in Social Work. In 2012 she was awarded a research grant to study the needs and concerns of older African-American women survivors of child abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence over the life course.
Lu BrownSenior Lecturer, Associate Director of FieldSenior Hall 114Phone: 509.359.6425Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Lecturer, Associate Director of Field Education. MSW Eastern Washington University. Scholarly interests include policy advocacy and social justice.
Ed Byrnes, PhDAssociate ProfessorSenior Hall 316Phone: 509.359.2294Email: email@example.com
Associate Professor, BASW Program Director. MSW and PhD University of Utah. Scholarly interests include juvenile and criminal justice, social justice, and program evaluation.
Stacey ChayLecturer, Director of the MSW Hybrid Program668 N. Riverpoint Blvd, Phase One, Room 221Phone: (509) 828-1406Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacey Chay joined the EWU School of Social Work in Fall 2011 as a Faculty Field Instructor. She is now the Program Director for the Part-time MSW Hybrid program. She received her MSW from the Eastern Washington University. Her practice interests include: behavioral health and addictions, international social work, suicide assessment, management and treatment, law and ethics and policy.
Mary Ann Clute, PhDAssociate ProfessorSenior Hall 216Phone: 509.359.2377Email: email@example.com
Associate Professor. MSW Eastern Washington University, PhD Mandel School of Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Scholarly interests include hospice care and grief and loss.
Grace CreasmanLecturer, Director of the Addiction Studies Program.ROB 425Phone: (509)-359-2356Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW Eastern Washington University, MA Adult Education. Scholarly interests include addiction studies and online learning.
Thomas CrofootAssociate ProfessorEWU: Senior Hall 318 | Clark College: BHL 127Phone: EWU: 509.359.4586Email: email@example.com
Associate Professor. MSW Portland State University, PhD University of Washington. Scholarly interests include mental health and substance abuse, American Indian and Alaskan Native children and families.
Carl DumanLecturer, CWTAP Faculty Field InstructorDept of Children and Family Services | Vancouver, WAPhone: 360.993.7983Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW Portland State University. Scholarly interests include child welfare and clinical social work practice.
Timothy Hilton, PhDAssociate ProfessorSenior Hall 216Phone: 509.359.6832Email: email@example.com
MSW and PhD University of Chicago. Research interests include: homelessness and poverty, employment and low-wage work, and organizational theory.
Jodi KerbsLecturer, Vancouver Part-time MSW & BASE Program Director.EWU at Clark CollegePhone: 360.992.2082Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW and PhD Portland State University. Scholarly interests include juvenile justice, children and family services, mental health and disabilities.
Rie KobayashiAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 222Phone: 509.359.6480Email: email@example.comMSW and PhD Michigan State University. Scholarly interests include interdisciplinary collaborations and social work in healthcare settings.
Haley LakeLecturer, Addiction Studies.122 SNRPhone: (509)-359-6914Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBS and MS Eastern Washington University. Scholarly interests include coexisting behavioral & mental health disorders and addictions. She holds a Certificate in online course development from the University of Wisconsin.
Vernon LokeAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 208Phone: 509.359.4564Email: email@example.comM Soc Sci (Social Work) National University of Singapore, PhD George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Scholarly interests include asset building and economic empowerment of disadvantaged populations, and program evaluation.
Romel MackelprangProfessor, Director of Disability StudiesSenior Hall 233Phone: 509.359.6484Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSW and DSW University of Utah. Scholarly interests include disability studies and international social work.
Cynthia Nover, PhD, LCSWAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 216Phone: 509.359.7488Email: email@example.com
Nover, Cynthia, Assistant Professor. MSW, California State University, Sacramento, PhD, University of Utah. Scholarly interests include: health care, health disparities, chronic illness and behavioral health.
Lisa PariseSenior lecturer, Director of Field Education and TrainingSenior Hall 112Phone: 509.359.6477Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSW University of Washington. Scholarly interests include child welfare.
Diana PattersonDirector of Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program (CWTAP).EWU-CWTAP 2000 Tower St. M/S 45 | Everett, WA 98201Phone: 425.405.1624Email: email@example.com
MSW University of Washington. Scholarly interests include child welfare and intimate partner violence.
Martha RaskeProfessor, Director & Chair.210 Senior HallPhone: (509)-359-4567Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW and PhD University of Illinois at Chicago. Scholarly interests include social welfare and mental health policy, consumer perspective of social work services, and leadership.
Amanda ReedyAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 324Phone: 509.359.6486Email: email@example.com
MSW and PhD The University of Iowa. Scholarly interests include co-existing disorders and veterans and their families.
Kim Stansbury, PhDAssistant Professor, Hartford Scholar.Senior Hall 332Phone: 509.359.4538Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSW Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, PhD University of Kentucky. Scholarly interests include gerontology, gambling addictions and cultural diversity.
Bob StirlingSenior Lecturer, Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program Faculty Field Instructor1313 N. Atlantic, Suite 2000, Spokane, WA 99201Phone: 509.363.4629Email: email@example.com
MSW Eastern Washington University. Scholarly interests include engaging fathers in the child welfare system.
Deborah SvobodaAssistant Professor326 SNRPhone: (509)-359-6470Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW Rutgers University, PhD University of Maryland. Scholarly interests include domestic violence and organizations with a social justice focus.
Chris WilliamsLecturer & Everett MSW DirectorGray Wolf Hall 206 - EverettPhone: 425) 405-1629Email: email@example.com
Lecturer. MSW Eastern Washington University. Scholarly interests focus on child welfare and child safety in state regulated care.