Associate Professor of Human Services
St. Joseph Hall, 3rd flr., West Wing, SJ374
- Ph.D., Religious Social Ethics, Temple University
- M.S.W., (Social Work), University of Pennsylvania
- B.A. English, Chestnut Hill College
- Human Services Methods
- Social Welfare Policy
- Human Services Fieldwork with Seminar
- Sociology of Health and Medicine
- Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices
- Eldercare Management
- Ethics in the Healthcare Context
- Death and Dying
- Collaborative scholarship, teaching and service with diverse groups of people, with a focus on social constructionist theory and ethical reflection as ways to understand health and human services from the standpoint of frontline practitioners.
- Perspectives on the Ethics of Research with Human Beings: The Legacy of 1968. Paper presented for The Legacy of 1968: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2008.
- Reflective Practice and Mutual Aid in Educational Groups: A Gateway to Constructed Knowledge. Paper presented at the Annual Symposium of the Assoiciation for Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Jersey City, NJ, June 30, 2007.
- Reciprocity and Congruence in Long Term Care: Nursing Assistants as Partners in Research, Staff Develoment, and Caregiving. Paper presented at the Annal Conference of the Eastern Sociological Society, Philadelphia, PA, March 2003.
- Narrative Therapy in Rehabilitation after Brain Injury: A Case Study. NeuroRehabilitation13:1, 1999.
- The Social Importance of Economic Planning. In the New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1994.