Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of Human Services
Graduate Coordinator, Administration of Human Services Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and 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.