School of Social Work

Current Faculty

Rachel Allinson, Lecturer
B.A.1994, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S.W. 1996, The Ohio State University
Armando Barragan, Assistant Professor
B.A. 2006, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S.W. 2009, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. 2015, University of Southern California
Janet C. Chang, Professor
B.A. 1998, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea
M.A. 1985, California State University, Los Angeles
M.S.W. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, University of California, Los Angeles
Thomas D. Davis, Professor
B.A. 1976, M.S.W. 1998, California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. 2001, University of Washington
Shyra Harris, Lecturer
B.A. 2009, California State University, San Bernardino
M.S.W. 2011, California State University, San Bernardino
Rigaud Joseph, Assistant Professor
B.S. 2011, M.S.W. 2012, Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D. 2017, Florida International University
Deirdre Lanesskog, Assistant Professor
B.A. 1993, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.P.A. 1995, The George Washington University
Ph.D. 2016, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Erica Lizano, Assistant Professor
B.A. 2005, California State University, Fullerton
M.S. 2007, University of Southern California
Ph.D. 2014, University of Southern California
Carolyn McAllister, Associate Professor
B.A. 1996, University of California, Davis
M.S.W. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. 2003, Michigan State University
Jeannine Meza, Lecturer
B.A. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S.W. 2004, University of Southern California
Herbert P. Shon, Assistant Professor
B.A. 1987, California State University, Los Angeles
M.S.W. 1991, Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles
James Simon, Assistant Professor
B.A 2004, California State University Northridge
M.S.W 2006, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. 2016, University of Southern California
Laurie Smith, Professor, Director
B.A. 1980, Michigan State University
M.S.W. 1990, University of Minnesota
Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Nick Watson, Lecturer
B.A.S.W. 1982, San Diego State University
M.S.W. 1984, San Diego State University

Emeriti

Morley Glicken, Professor
Melvin G. Hawkins, Professor
Marshall Jung, Professor
Nancy Mary, Professor
Rosemary McCaslin
Teresa Morris