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Brown School Awards of Distinction

Each year, we honor our remarkable alumni and friends who create positive change for people around the globe. To nominate a deserving alum, contact emiliefan@wustl.edu.

2018 Brown School Awards of Distinction

Distinguished Alumni

Charita L. Castro-Gonzalves, MSW ’99
Chief of the Research and Policy Division
Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
U.S. Department of Labor
Washington, DC

Donald M. Loppnow, MSW 70
Retired Interim University President, Provost and Executive Vice President, and Professor Emeritus of Social Work
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Nisha G. Patel, MSW ’98
Executive Director
US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty
Washington, DC

Okpara Rice, MSW ’97
Chief Executive Officer
Tanager Place
Cedar Rapids, IA

Emerging Leaders

Daniel Davis, MSW 11
Community Development Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Cora Faith Walker, AB 06, MPH 10
State Representative
Missouri House District 74
St. Louis, MO

Distinguished Volunteer

Emily Gallop Coen, MSW ’96
Brown School Alumni Board
Washington University Alumni Board of Governors
Clark-Fox Policy Institute Advisory Committee
St. Louis, MO

Dean’s Medal

Christine Jubel Homan, BSBA ’71
Brown School National Council Member
St. Louis, MO

Betty Bofinger and George Warren Brown Award

G.A., Jr. and Kathryn M. Buder Charitable Foundation
St. Louis, MO


Distinguished Alumni Award, Past Recipients

To nominate a deserving alum, contact emiliefan@wustl.edu.

2017

Nikki Doughty, MSW ’14
Carl E. Josehart, AB ’84, MSW ’87
Evan M. Krauss, MSW ’09
Kathy Meath, MSW ’80
Gwendolyn Packnett, MSW ’80
Jean Cathcart Schultz, MSW ’46

2016

Jaime Bodden, MPH/MSW ’12
Sarah Kastelic, MSW ’97, PhD ’08
Andrea J. Palm, MSW ’96
Sherrill Wayland, MSW ’08

2015

Li-Chen Cheng, PhD ’95
Nicole T.S. Cortés, AB ’06, JD/MSW ’12
Diane McFarland, MSW ’83
COL (Ret) Jim Schlie, MSW ’67
Andrea L. Spray, MPH ’11

2014

Adjoa A. Aiyetoro, MSW ’69
Ian Anand Forber-Pratt, MSW ’09
Bethany Johnson-Javois, MSW ’02
Ryan Sterling, MPH/MSW ’11
Halbert Sullivan, MSW ’97

2013

Villie M. Appoo, MSW ’76
Elizabeth M. George, MSW ’96
Stephanie Malia Krauss, MSW ’08
Mickey Rosen, AB ’59, MSW ’61
Susan Dickens Schlichter, MSW ’76

2012

Mikki (Mary C.) Brewster, MSW ’71
Melissa Clyde, MSW ’07
Shannon L. Rudisill, MSW ’96

2011

Courtney Berg, MSW ’05
Barbara E. Flory, MSW ’96
Betul A. Ozmat, MSW ’87
Antoinette Temporiti, MSW ’88
Rebecca Kousky van Bergen, MSW ’06

2010

Reena Hajat Carroll, MSW ’05
J. Peter Roberto, MSW ’88

2009

Rita Montgomery Hollie, AB ’69, JD/MSW ’73
Barth A. Holohan III, MBA/MSW ’01
Sudha Nair, MSW ’91

2008

Ronda S. Connaway, MSW ’59, DSW ’64
Ruth R. Ehresman, MSW ’83
Michael E. Willis, AB ’73, MArch/MSW ’76

2007

Alice K. Johnson Butterfield, MSW ’87, PhD ’90
William A. McAllister, MSW ’51
Amy R. Rome, MSW ’75

2006

Alvin L. Schorr, MSW ’43
William F. Siedhoff, BS ’68, MSW ’73
Bernarda (Bernie) Wong, MSW ’68

2005

Rev. Cynthia S. Bumb, MSW ’83
Ruth Greene Richardson, MSW ’50
Frank S. Seever, AB ’52, MSW ’54

2003-2004

Tribute to Shanti K. Khinduka

2002

Phyllis Bigpond, MSW ’72
Daniel Glazier, MSW ’80, JD ’81
Lottie H. Wade, MSW ’75

2001

David L. Cronin, MSW ’60
Paula M. Gianino, MSW ’83

2000

Anthony Jenkins, MSW ’63
Ralph Koeppe, BSW ’51, MSW ’53
Nazneen S. Mayadas, DSW ’70
Stephen Rabinowitz, MSW ’81
Linda Rosenman, PhD ’76

1999

Rabbi Robert P. Jacobs, MSW ’56
Barbara Ann Richter, MSW ’81
Bernice Thompson, MSW ’60

1998

G. Lee Judy, MBA ’73, MA ’79, MSW ’80
Hans Mayer, BSBA ’57, MSW ’61

1997

Theresa Kaijage, MSW ’85
Ronda R. O’Farrell, MSW ’65
Sheldon D. Rose, MSW ’52

1996

Dolores Baja-Lasán, MSW ’59
Dianne F. Harrison, PhD ’76
John A. Morris, MSW ’78
Kathleen O’Brien, MSW ’72

1995

James O. Billups, DSW ’70
Phyllis A. Rozansky, MSW ’74
Toshio Tatara, MSW ’69

1994

Candyce Berger, AB ’72, MSW ’73
Evelyn Perlstein, MSW ’50

1993

Jean Neal, MSW ’76
Vu-Duc Vuong, AB ’72, MSW ’80, JD ’81

1992

Evelyn Bonander, MSW ’66
Susan S. Stepleton, MA ’73, MSW ’79

1991

Richard Hellan, MSW ’72

1990

Mary Taussig Hall, MSW ’38

1989

Pearlie Evans, MSW ’56

1988

George Eberle, MSW ’58

1987

Janice Wood Wetzel, BS ’72, MSW ’73, PhD ’76

1986

Leon Chestang, MSW ’61

1985

Edward Weaver, MSW ’61
1984 Virgil Carr, MSW ’68

1983

Margaret Schutz Gordon, AB ’43, MSW ’44

1982

David Rabinovitz, MSW ’47

Distinguished Volunteer Award, Past Recipients

2017

Susan O. Warshaw, MSW ’79
Henry D. Warshaw, AB ’76, MBA ’79

2015

Jerry Alpert, MSW ’60

Dean’s Medalists, Past Recipients

2016

Gene Kahn

2015

Carol McCarthy Duhme

2014

Dorothy J. Ogilvy-Lee, AB ’64, MSW ’67

2011

Sister Madonna Buder, AB ’52

2010

Dorothy R. Moog, BS ’43, OT ’43

2008

B.A. Bridgewater, Jr.

2007

David L. Cronin, MSW ’60
and Harriet K. Switzer

2006

Sima K. Needleman, MSW ’74

2001

E. Desmond Lee, BSBA ’40

2000

I.E. Millstone, BS ’27

1999

William and Elizabeth Danforth

1998

Richard F. Ford

1997

Lucy and Stanley Lopata, AB ’35

1996

Alvin Goldfarb, BSBA ’37

1995

Kathryn M. Buder
James Lee Johnson Jr. and Bettie S. Johnson
Roma Broida Wittcoff, BSBA ’45

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