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Faculty

List of Department of Social Work Faculty
Name Phone E-mail Office

Mercedes Bern-Klug

Professor; Director, Aging & Longevity Studies Program; Hartford Faculty Scholar

319-335-1265

mercedes-bern-klug@uiowa.edu

308 NH

Amy Butler

Associate Professor, BA Program Director

319-335-1277

amy-c-butler@uiowa.edu

333 NH

Aislinn Conrad

Assistant Professor

319-335-3628

aislinn-conrad@uiowa.edu

356 North Hall

Carol Coohey

Professor, MSW Program Director

319-335-1272

carol-coohey@uiowa.edu

321A-1 NH

Stephen Cummings

Clinical Assistant Professor, Distance Education Administration

319-335-1331

stephen-cummings@uiowa.edu

357 NH

Yvonne Farley

Clinical Assistant Professor; Family Centered Concentration Chair

515-235-4668

yvonne-farley@uiowa.edu

Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Megan Gilster

Assistant Professor

319-335-1264

megan-gilster@uiowa.edu

352 NH

May Guo

Associate Professor, PhD Program Director

319-335-0513

man-guo@uiowa.edu

203 NH

Carolyn Hartley

Associate Professor

319-335-1267

carolyn-hartley@uiowa.edu

359 NH

Motier F. Haskins

Instructional Track Lecturer

319-335-1268

motier-haskins@uiowa.edu

334 NH

Kara Houser

Lecturer

319-335-1276

kara-houser@uiowa.edu

354 North Hall

Julia Kleinschmit

Clinical Associate Professor; Sioux City Practicum and Program Administrator

712-279-5271

julia-kleinschmit@uiowa.edu

153 Heelan Hall, 3303 Rebecca St., Sioux City

Miriam Landsman

Associate Professor; Executive Director, National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice

319-335-1257

miriam-landsman@uiowa.edu

351 NH

Billie Marchik

Clinical Assistant Professor; Des Moines Practicum Administrator

515-235-4664

bmarchik@crosspaths.net

Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Keri Neblett

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Field

319-335-1256

keri-neblett@uiowa.edu

301 North Hall

Alison Oliver

Lecturer

319-335-1253

alison-oliver@uiowa.edu

353 NH

Sara Sanders

Professor; Hartford Faculty Scholar; Director, School of Social Work

319-335-2079

sara-sanders@uiowa.edu

325 NH

Yolanda D. Spears

Clinical Assistant Professor, Coordinator, Certificate in Critical Cultural Competence

319-335-1570

yolanda-spears@uiowa.edu

Room 334 North Hall

Christopher A. Veeh

Assistant Professor

(319) 353-5261

christopher-veeh@uiowa.edu

351 NH

Yi (April) Wang

Assistant Professor

3194671655

yi-wang-5@uiowa.edu

225B NH

Emeritus Faculty

List of Department of Social Work Emeritus Faculty
Name Phone E-mail

Eleanor Anstey

Associate Professor Emerita

eleanor-anstey@uiowa.edu

Lorraine Dorfman

Professor Emerita

319-335-1269

lorraine-dorfman@uiowa.edu

Bob Jackson

Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus

319-335-1331

robert-jackson@uiowa.edu

Patricia Kelley

Professor Emerita

patricia-kelley@uiowa.edu

Susan Murty

Associate Professor Emerita

susan-murty@uiowa.edu

Salome Raheim

Associate Professor Emerita

Ed Saunders

Associate Professor Emeritus

319-335-3316

edward-saunders@uiowa.edu

Jeanne Saunders

Associate Professor Emerita

319-335-1276

jeanne-saunders@uiowa.edu

Bob Vander Beek

Clinical Assistant Professor Emeritus

319-335-1222

robert-vanderbeek@uiowa.edu

Staff

List of Department of Social Work Staff
Name Phone E-mail Office

Anne Abbott

Research Associate

319-335-4935

anne-abbott@uiowa.edu

MTP-4 Rm 162, Univ. Research Park

Stephanie Besch

Program Coordinator, Des Moines Program

515-235-4661

stephanie-besch@uiowa.edu

Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Debbie Black

Admin Services Specialist

319-335-4971

debbie-black@uiowa.edu

156 MTP4

Lisa D'Aunno

Director of Training, NRC

319-335-4932

lisa-daunno@uiowa.edu

158 MTP4

Kate Kemp

Program & Admissions Administrator

319-335-1254

kate-kemp@uiowa.edu

308 NH

Jen Knights

Marketing and Community Engagement Specialist

319-335-3750

jen-knights@uiowa.edu

355 NH

Tomeka Petersen

Admissions and Program Coordinator

319-335-1255

tomeka-petersen@uiowa.edu

308 North Hall

Brad Richardson

Research Scientist/Engineer, NRC

515-771-3589

brad-richardson@uiowa.edu

162 MTP4

Grace Ryan

Graduate Research Assistant

319-335-4931

grace-ryan@uiowa.edu

MTP-4 Rm 162, Univ. Research Park

Roz Smith

Research Associate

319-335-4939

rosamond-smith@uiowa.edu

MTP-4 Rm 162, Univ. Research Park

Christy Thies

Des Moines and Online Program Coordinator

515-235-4662

christy-thies@uiowa.edu

Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Tasha Wells

Project Assistant, NRCFCP

515-235-4661

tasha-wells@uiowa.edu

Pappajohn Education Center, 1200 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Chuck Wieland

Operations Administrator

319-335-1263

charles-wieland@uiowa.edu

325 NH

Wynne Worley

Operations Coordinator

335-1251

wynne-worley@uiowa.edu

325 North Hall

PhD Students

List of Department of Social Work Graduate Students
Name

Elizabeth Byram, MSW

PhD Student

Kara Carter, MSW, LMSW

PhD Student

Dana Cheek, MSW, LISW, CADC

PhD Student

Alyssa Clayden, MSW, LISW

PhD Student

Amy Lemke, MSW, LISW, LCSW

PhD Student

Megan Ronnenberg, MSW

PhD Student

Christine Sherrod, MSW, LMSW

PhD Student