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Adjunct Faculty

The Brown School’s team of adjunct faculty offers a breadth and depth of professional, clinical and direct-practice experience that complements our full-time faculty’s research focus. The critical insights they bring to the classroom provide our students with a comprehensive education that meets the diverse career paths available to both MSW and MPH graduates.

Adjunct faculty for 2019/2020 include:

Smriti Bajracharya, MPH
Skill Lab: Program and Project Management

Parul Bakhshi, PhD, DEA (M.Phil)
Global Mental Health
Global Health

Nina Balsam, JD, MS
Domestic Violence and the Law

Clement Bayetti, PhD
Global Health

Ryan Bell, MPH
Data Visualization

Cynthia Berry, PhD
Evaluation of Programs and Services

Jenny Birgé, BA
Skill Lab: Effective Teams

Heather Block, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Practice in Early Childhood

Beth Brawley, MA, LPC
Applied Behavior Therapy

Angela Brown, MPH
Public Health in St. Louis

Cathy Brown, MSW
Social Welfare Policies and Services

Jennifer Brunner, LPC, ATR-BC, NCC
Expressive Therapies Continuum: Art in Therapy

Zundra Bryant, MBA, PMP
Skill Lab: Program and Project Management

Sarah Buek, MSW, LCSW
Evaluation of Programs and Services
Skill Lab: Performance Management/CQI

Corliss Burton, MSW
Principles of Clinical Interventions in Health

Emily Gallop Coen, MSW
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

Sarah Coffman, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups

Patricia Coleman, MBA
Managing People

Matthew Collins, MSW
Treatment of Mental Disorders
Differential Diagnosis

Todd Combs, PhD in Political Science
Skill Lab: R

Andrew Conover, MEd
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Social Welfare Polices and Services

LaVerne Demientieff, PhD, LMSW
American Indian Societies, Values and Cultures

Shruti Desai, EdD
Social Justice and Human Diversity

Tracie Edwards, MA
Economics of Social Welfare

Christopher Fan, MSW, MPH
Social Justice and Human Diversity

Louise Farah, PhD
Research Methods

Robert Fitzgerald, PhD, MPH
Public Health Seminar

Ian Forber-Pratt, MSW
Policy & Services for Children & Youth

Marcia Ford, MSW, LCSW
Mental Health Policy

Ken Franklin, MBA
Social, Economic & Political Environment

Ellen Frank-Miller, PhD, MSW
Skill Lab: Qualitative Data Analysis

Sarah Gentry, MSW
Social Welfare Policies and Services

Karen Hall, Ed.D.
Social Justice and Human Diversity

Jennifer Heggemann, MSW
Social Work Practice with Groups and Organizations

Jennifer Hoffman-Mentle, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups

Gerard Hollins, DPPD
Policy Design Lab
Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation

Elizabeth Hopson, MSW
Developing Programs in Health and Social Service Settings
Skill Lab: Grantwriting: Government Grants

Katelind Hosie, MSW
Volunteer Management

Way Huey, PharmD
Pharmacology for Social Workers

Daniel Isom, PhD
Exploring the Therapeutic Model of Policing

Jack Jacobsen, MSW, LCSW
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Fielding Jezreel, MSW
Skill Lab: Grantwriting Foundation Grants

Lissa Johnson, MSW
Skill Lab: Helping Low-Income Clients Navigate Household Finances

Miriam Jorgensen, PhD
Community Development with American Indian and Other Indigenous Communities

Joseph Jovanovich, MSW
Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations

Krista Junge, MSEd
Skill Lab: Managing and Leading People and Teams

Miriam Keller, MPP, MUP
Community Development and American Cities

Megan Keyes, PhD
Cognitive Processing Therapy

Yael Kula, MSW, LCSW
Intervention Approaches for Treating Couples
Differential Diagnosis

Sarra Latif, MSW
Global Anti-Poverty Interventions

Shannon Lenze, PhD
Interpersonal Therapy

Elizabeth Lowder, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups

Bob Mai, MA
Managing People
Skill Lab: Managing and Leading People and Teams

Megan Marietta, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Services in Public School Settings

Christine Marx, MA
Skill Lab: Introduction to GIS and Spatial Mapping

Julie Mastnak, PhD, ABPP
Applied Behavior Therapy
Differential Diagnosis
Cognitive Processing Therapy

Abigail Matthews, MA, MFA
Motivational Interviewing Fundamentals

Christian Mauro, PhD
Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT) for Anxious Youth

Vontriece McDowell, MSW
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

Gena Gunn McClendon, PhD
Skill Lab: Helping Low-Income Clients Navigate Household Finances

Deanna McPherson, MPH, MSW, LCSW
Sex Trafficking

Christina Meneses, MSW
Social Justice and Human Diversity

Rebekah Miller, MSW
Skill Lab: Volunteer Management

Sarah Moreland-Russell, PhD
Health Administration and Policy
Advanced Policy Analysis: Policy Impact Assessment

Debra Moore, PhD
Community Development Practice: Basic Concepts and Methods

Samar Muzaffar, MD, MPH
Practical Considerations in Developing Health Policy

Kristi Nigh, MSW, LCSW
Core Concepts in Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents
Intervention Approaches with Women

Samati Niyomchai, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Practice with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Populations

Valerie Patton, MA, MSW
Social Justice and Human Diversity

Nicholas Peppes, MBA
Budgeting and Fiscal Management

Laurie Phillips, MBA, MSW
Skill Lab: Budget Management

Ned Presnall, MSW, LCSW
Substance Use Disorders

Allie Chang Ray, MA
Marketing, Resource Development and Community Relations
Skill Lab: Fundraising Design and Management

Tonaya Restrepo, MPA
Evaluation of Programs and Services

Ashley Rodemann, MSW, LCSW
Principles of Clinical Interventions in Health

Amy Roither, MA
English Language Support for Academic Communication in Brown School Programs

Steven Rosenzweig, MBA
Skill Lab: Budget Management

Ericka Rutledge, PhD
Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Dalychia Saah, MSW
Human Behavior
Social Justice and Human Diversity
Designing and Implementing Sexual Health Education

Laura Sandoval-Sweeney, MSW
Social Justice and Human Diversity

April Shinnell, MSW
Womens Issues in Social Welfare & Social Work

Paul Sorenson, MSW
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

Nancy Spargo, AM, LCSW
Social Work Practice with Children in Families
Special Topics in Mental & Behavioral Healthcare

Holly Staley, MSW
Developing Programs in Health and Social Service Settings
Skill Lab: Grantwriting: Government Grants

Jennifer Starks, MA, LPC
Motivational Interviewing Fundamentals

David Stiffler, MA
Philanthropy & Grantmaking in Community Development

Amanda Sutter, MSW
Evaluation of Programs & Services

Sean Thomas, MA
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Fundamentals of Community Organization

Treena Thompson, MSW

Skill Lab: Foundation Grants

Jessica Trout, MSW
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

Katie VonDeLinde, MSW, LCSW
Domestic Violence: Theories, Problems and Issues
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups
Human Behavior
Theoretical Approaches to Interpersonal Violence

Teresa Wilke, MBA
Skill Lab: Grantwriting Government Grants

Eric Zegel, MSW
Community Development Practice: Basic Concepts and Methods