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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, PhDAssistant 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.
Lu BrownSenior Lecturer, Associate Director of FieldSenior Hall 114Phone: 509.359.6425Email: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate Professor, BASW Program Director. MSW and PhD University of Utah. Scholarly interests include juvenile and criminal justice, social justice, and program evaluation.
Mary Ann Clute, PhDAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 216Phone: 509.359.2377Email: email@example.com
Assistant 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.
Lori EastepLecturer, Spokane Part-time MSW Program Director.Phase 1, #221Phone: (509)-828-1406Email: email@example.comMSW University of Washington. Scholarly interests include child welfare and clinical social work practice.
Peter FawsonAssistant ProfessorSenior Hall 314Phone: (509)-359-6487Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSW and PhD University of Utah. Scholarly interests include domestic violence and juvenile justice.
Kim FordhamFoster/Pre-Adopt Training CoordinatorIdaho Child Welfare Center | Coeur d'Alene, IDPhone: 208.676.1186 ext. 222Email: email@example.com
Kim Fordham is a lecturer in the School of Social Work and Human Services. Fordham came to Eastern Washington University in the Fall of 1999. She had been a faculty member and social worker at North Idaho College teaching child development and working with family and children's services.
Fordham received her MSW from Eastern Washington University in 1999. She holds a bachelor's degree in human services from California State University, Fullerton, and elementary teaching credentials from California State University, Carson.
Maria Hernandez-PeckAssociate Professor, Graduate Director, Director for the Center on AgingSenior Hall 116Phone: 509.359.6479Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMSSW University of Louisville, PhD University of Denver. Scholarly interests include aging studies, community engagement, and cultural diversity.
Rick KenneyYakima Part-time MSW Program Director.200 University Parkway #111Phone: (509)-249-7785Email: email@example.comMSW San Diego State University. Scholarly interests include clinical supervision and leadership in social work practice.
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.
Lynne MorrisEverett Part-time MSW Program Interim Director
Lisa PariseSenior lecturer, Director of Field Education and TrainingSenior Hall 112Phone: 509.359.6477Email: email@example.com
MSW University of Washington. Scholarly interests include child welfare.
Diana PattersonDirector of Child Welfare Training and Advancement Partnership (CWTAP).EWU-CWTAP 2000 Tower St. M/S 45 | Everett, WA 98201Phone: 360.631.7297Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSW University of Washington. Scholarly interests include child welfare.
Martha RaskeProfessor, Director & Chair.210 Senior HallPhone: (509)-359-4567Email: email@example.comMSW 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSW and PhD The University of Iowa. Scholarly interests include co-existing disorders and veterans and their families.
Cyndi SculleyLecturer200 University Parkway #111Phone: (509)-249-7785Email: email@example.comMSW Eastern Washington University. Scholarly interests include clinical social work practice.
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.