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Faculty & Staff

Administrative Officers and Program Chairs

Sandra Edmonds Crewe, M.S.W., Ph.D, ACSW
Dean

Tracy R. Whitaker, M.S.W., D.S.W.
Associate Dean for Academic & Student Advancement, Char, Fields of Practice

Sandra Gammons, M.S.W.
Director of Admissions

Tricia Bent-Goodley, M.S.W., Ph.D., LICSW
Director, Ph.D. Program in Social Work 

Kenya D. Morris
Administrative Manager

Ruby M. Gourdine, M.S.W., D.S.W., LICSW, LCSW​
Chair, Direct Practice Concentration, Co-Chair, Human Behavior & Social Environment Sequence

Altaf Husain, M.S.W., Ph.D
Chair, Community, Administration & Policy Practice Concentration, Co-Chair, Human Behavior & Social Environment Sequences

Soleman H. Abu-Bader, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Chair, Research Sequence

Cynthia E. Harris, M.S.W., M.B.P.A., D.H.A., LICSW, LCSW-C
Director, Student Services & Professional Development, Chair, Curriculum Committee

Janice M. Davis, M.S.W., Ph.D, LCSW-C
Director, Clinical Education

Full-time Faculty

Soleman H. Abu-Bader, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Professor

Tricia Bent-Goodley, M.S.W., Ph.D., LICSW
Professor

Sandra E. Crewe, M.S.W., Ph.D., ACSW
Professor

Janice Berry Edwards, M.S.W., Ph.D., LICSW, LCSW-C, ACSW, and BCD
Associate Professor

Ruby M. Gourdine, M.S.W., DSW, LICSW, LCSW
Professor

Cynthia E. Harris, M.S.W., M.B.P.A., D.H.A., LICSW, LCSW-C
Associate Professor

Altaf Husain, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Karen Kolivoski, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Meirong Liu, M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Kamilah Majied, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Tamarah Moss, M.S.W., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Fariyal Ross-Sheriff, M.A., Ph.D.
Professor

Jacqueline M. Smith, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Cudore L. Snell, M.S.W., D.S.W., LICSW
Professor

Tracy R. Whitaker, M.S.W., D.S.W.
Associate Professor

Adjunct Faculty

Karen Allen, M.S.W., LICSW,  LCSW-C  
Assistant Professor  

Aisha Bonner, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor 

Anniglo Boone, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor  

Rachel Bradley-Williams, M.S.W., LICSW  
Associate Professor 

Sheryl Brissett-Chapman, M.S.W.,  Ed.M., Ed.D., ACSW  
Associate Professor 

Stephen Broyles, M.S.W., M.P.H.  
Assistant Professor 

Robert L. Cosby, Jr., M.S.W., M.Phil., Ph.D. 
​Associate Professor 

Janice Davis, M.S.W., Ph.D.,  LCSW-C 
Assistant Professor   

Esther Dickerson, M.S.W., LCSW-C 
Assistant Professor 

Peter Fitts, M.S.W., LICSW, LCSW-C 
Assistant Professor 

Julie Guyot-Diangone, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Carol Hill-Lowe, M.S.W., ACSW  
Assistant Professor 

Dawn Hobdy, M.S.W. 
Assistant Professor 

Laura E. House, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 

Ernestine Jones, M.S.W. 
Assistant Professor 

Samuel Little, M.S.W., Ph.D.  
Associate Professor

Stacey Little, M.S.W., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor

Philip W. Lucas, M.S.W., D.S.W., ACSW, LICSW, LCSW  
​Associate Professor

Andridia Mapson, M.S.W., Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor 

Clinique Marshall Chapman, M.S.W., LGSW 
Assistant Professor 

Shelita Martin, M.S.W., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor 

Patricia Martin O’Meally, M.S.W., LICSW, LCSW-C  
Associate Professor 

Jean McRae, M.S.W.  
Associate Professor 

Karen Miller, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor 

Sheryl Neverson Nichols, M.S.W., Ph.D., LICSW  
Assistant Professor

Shirley Newton-Guest,M.S.W, D.S.W, LICSW, LCSW-C  
Assistant Professor 

Anthea Seymour, M.S.W. 
Assistant Professor 

Shelita Snyder, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 

Parviz Steeds, M.S.W.  
Assistant Professor 

Heather Stowe, M.S.W., Ph.D. 
​Assistant Professor 

Claudia Thorne, M.S.W., Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor 

Gladys Walton Hall, M.S.W., Ph.D., LICSW 
Professor 

Administrative Staff

Miriam Walker
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Dean

Patrice Liggon 
Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic & Student Advancement 

Rahel Tibebu  
Administrative Coordinator, Office of Administrative and Fiscal Affairs  

Leah Raynor
Administrative Assistant, Office of Admissions 

Keaira Grimes  
Administrative Assistant, Office of Admissions

Shavon Minter
Administrative Assistant, Office of Clinical Education  

Research Centers

Jacqueline Marie Smith, Ph.D., Director 
E. Franklin Frazier Research Center  

Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Ph.D., Director
Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center  

Laurie Blackman, M.S.W., M.S., LGSW
Assistant Director, Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center

Social Work Libraries

Chelton Johnson 
Library Technician I 

Cherette Sanders 
Library Technician I

Michael Waters
Librarian