Faculty & Staff Directory

Internationally recognized for their outstanding research and scholarship, faculty members in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work have an extensive range of expertise in areas that are of critical importance to the lives of people throughout the globe and to the communities in which they live.

Faculty Directory

Faculty

Name Title(s) Position
Keith Adamson Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, PhD, Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; MSW, School of Social Work , University of Montreal; BSW, School of Social Work, University of Montreal Faculty, Full-Time
Ramona Alaggia Associate Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Children’s Mental Health; Cross-appointed to the Women and Gender Studies Institute; B.A./B.S.W. - McMaster University; M.S.W. - University of Toronto; Ph.D. - University of Toronto Faculty, Full-Time
Rachelle Ashcroft Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Wilfrid Laurier University; M.S.W, University of Manitoba; B.S.W, University of Manitoba Faculty, Full-Time
Stephanie Begun Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work; M.S.W, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work; B.A., University of Virginia Faculty, Full-Time
Rupaleem Bhuyan Associate Professor; Ph.D. University of Washington Faculty, Full-Time
Tara Black Ph.D. (University of Toronto) Faculty, Part-Time
Marion Bogo Professor; Inaugural Sandra Rotman Chair in Social Work 1998-2003; M.S.W. McGill University; Adv. Dip. S.W. University of Toronto Recipient; President's Teaching Award 2007; Associate Editor, North America, Social Work Education: The International Journal; Officer of the Order of Canada 2014 Faculty, Full-Time
David J. Brennan Associate Professor; M.S.W. - Boston College; Ph.D. - Boston College Faculty, Full-Time
David Burnes Assistant Professor; Columbia University School of Social Work (PhD); University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (MSW); University of Guelph Sciences (Mathematics) Faculty, Full-Time
Shelley L. Craig Associate Dean, Academic; Associate Professor; Ph.D., Social Welfare, Florida International University; M.S.W., University of South Florida; B.S., Liberty University Faculty, Full-Time
Barbara Fallon Associate Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Child Welfare; Associate Dean, Research; Ph.D. - University of Toronto Faculty, Full-Time
Lin Fang Associate Professor; Ph.D. Program Director; Ph.D. - Columbia University; M.Phil. - Columbia University; M.S.W. - Hunter College, City University of New York Faculty, Full-Time
Esme Fuller-Thomson Professor; Sandra Rotman Chair in Social Work; Interim Director, Institute for Life Course and Aging; Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley (1995); M.S.W., University of California, Berkeley (1991); B.S.W., McGill University (1988) B.A. (Hons), Political Science & History, McGill University (1986) Faculty, Full-Time
David Hulchanski Professor; Dr. Chow Yei Ching Chair in Housing; Ph.D. Urban Planning, University of Toronto; M.Sc.(Pl.) Urban Planning, University of Toronto; B.A. Political Science, Siena College, Albany, New York Faculty, Full-Time
Ellen Katz Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream; Director of Continuing Education; PhD., Social Work, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; MSW, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; B.A., Anthropology, McGill University Faculty, Full-Time
Bryn King Assistant Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; PhD, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley; MSW, Silver School of Social Work, New York University; BA (Psychology) Clark University Faculty, Full-Time
Toula Kourgiantakis Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream | Simulation Coordinator; Ph.D. (École de service social, Université Laval); Post-graduate COAMFTE certificate couple/family therapy (JGH, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry); MSW (École de service social, Université Laval); BA (Psychology, York University) Faculty, Full-Time
Eunjung Lee Associate Professor; Ph.D. - Smith College; M.S.W. - University of Connecticut; M.S.W. - Ewha University; B.S.W. - Ewha University Faculty, Full-Time
Carmen Logie Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Social Work, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; M.S.W., Health and Mental Health, Eastern Michigan University; B.A., Sociology, University of Toronto Faculty, Full-Time
Lynn McDonald Professor; Co-Director, Institute for Life Course and Aging Collaborative Program in Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care; Scientific Director of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE); B.A. Psychology, University of Manitoba; M.S.W. University of Manitoba; Ph.D. Sociology, University of Calgary Faculty, Full-Time
Jane Middelton-Moz MS in Clinical Psychology Faculty, Full-Time
Faye Mishna Dean; Professor; The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child and Family; Ph.D., Smith College Faculty, Full-Time
Peter A. Newman Professor; Canada Research Chair in Health & Social Justice; Ph.D., Social Work & Social Psychology, University of Michigan; M.S., Social Psychology, University of Michigan; M.S.W., Casework, Hunter College School of Social Work; B.A., Psychology, Cornell University Faculty, Full-Time
Cheryl Regehr Vice-President and Provost, University of Toronto; Ph.D. - University of Toronto; M.S.W. - University of Toronto; B.A., Psychology - Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty
Michael Saini Associate Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Law and Social Work; Ph.D. (Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto); M.S.W. (Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto); B.S.W. (Social Work, Lakehead University); BA (Sociology, Nipissing University); BA (Law and Justice, Laurentian University) Faculty, Full-Time
Izumi Sakamoto Associate Professor; Ph.D., Social Work & Social Psychology, University of Michigan; Graduate Certificate, Culture & Cognition, University of Michigan; MS, Psychology, University of Michigan; M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan; MA, Sociology/Social Welfare, Sophia University; BA, Social Welfare, Sophia University (Jochi Daigaku), Tokyo, Japan Faculty, Full-Time
Micheal L.  Shier Assistant Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work; PhD (Social Welfare), University of Pennsylvania; MSW, University of Calgary; BSW, University of Calgary; BA (Political Science), University of Lethbridge; Registered Social Work (RSW) Faculty, Full-Time
Susan Stern Associate Professor (cross appointment), Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto; Ph.D. School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago; M.S.W. University of Michigan Faculty, Full-Time
A. Ka Tat Tsang Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Social Work in the Global Community Director, China Project; Ph.D., Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto; M.Soc.Sc. (Clin. Psy.), University of Hong Kong; B.Soc.Sc. (S.W. & Psy), University of Hong Kong Faculty, Full-Time
Charmaine C. Williams Associate Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Social Work in Health and Mental Health; University of Toronto; Cross-listed faculty, Women and Gender Studies Institute, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto; Maj. B. Sc. - McMaster University; Hon. B.A. - McMaster University; M.S.W. - University of Toronto; Ph.D. - University of Toronto Faculty, Full-Time
Daniyal Zuberi Professor of Social Policy; Joint Appointment, School of Public Policy and Governance; Royal Bank Chair in Applied Social Work Research; Ph.D., Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University (2004); A.M., Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University (2004); M.Sc. Comparative Social Research, University of Oxford (1997); B.A. (Hons), Political Science, Johns Hopkins University (1996) Faculty, Full-Time
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Affiliated Faculty

Name Title(s) Position
Samantha J. Anthony Ph.D., M.S.W. Affiliated Faculty
Corry Azzopardi PhD, MSW, BSW, RSW Affiliated Faculty
Brian Beech MSW, University of Toronto; PhD, Smith College Affiliated Faculty
Susan Blacker BSW (UWO– King’s College), MSW (University of Toronto) Affiliated Faculty
Yvonne Bomberry PhD (c), MSW, BSW Affiliated Faculty
Jeannine Carrière PhD Affiliated Faculty
Art Caspary Ph.D., C.Psych. Affiliated Faculty
Michele  Chaban Affiliated Faculty
Billy Chan MSW (University of Hawaii at Manoa); Ph.D. (University of Toronto) Affiliated Faculty
Terry Cheng PhD (Toronto); MSW (Fordham University, New York) Affiliated Faculty
Charlene Cook PhD, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Jim Cullen Ph.D., R.S.W. Affiliated Faculty
Sandra Cunning PhD Affiliated Faculty
Paula David MSW; PhD, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Louise Dessertine Psy., M.A.O.P.Q. Affiliated Faculty
Katharine Dill MSW, PhD Affiliated Faculty
Gina Dimitropoulos M.S.W.; Ph.D., University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
C. Elizabeth Dougherty B.A. (Western University); Community Work Diploma (George Brown College); B.S.W, M.S.W (McMaster University); R.S.W (OCSWSSW) Affiliated Faculty
Les Fleischer Ph.D. (Smith College); M.S.W. (Toronto); FIPA Affiliated Faculty
John Fluke PhD, Union Institute and Universities; MA, Pennsylvania State University; BA, University of Northern Colorado Affiliated Faculty
Suzy Goodleaf M.Ed; O.P.Q; AMAFT Affiliated Faculty
Deborah Goodman MSW; RSW; Ph.D. University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Dorothy Hasinoff M.S.W. (Dalhousie University), M.Ed. (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (University of Toronto) Affiliated Faculty
Marilyn A. Herie Ph.D., University of Toronto; M.S.W., University of Toronto; B.A., Queen’s University Affiliated Faculty
Angelique Jenney Ph.D. University of Toronto; M.S.W. Wilfred Laurier University Affiliated Faculty
Vicki R. LeBlanc Ph.D; M.Sc.; B.Ps. Affiliated Faculty
Bruce Leslie MSW Affiliated Faculty
Deborah Levine Ph.D., University of Toronto; MSW; MA; BA Affiliated Faculty
Sally Lindsay PhD, Western University; MA, Western University Affiliated Faculty
Stephen William Lurie MM, McGill McConnell Voluntary Sector Leadership program; MSW; BA, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Marnie Lynn Affiliated Faculty
Margaret MacAdam Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Ph.D, Brandeis University; President, The Age Advantage, Inc. Affiliated Faculty
Kelly Mandarino Ph.D, M.S.W., R.S.W. Affiliated Faculty
Rebecca C. Martell CACII, RCS Affiliated Faculty
Patricia McGillicuddy MSW; RSW Affiliated Faculty
Eileen McKee M.B.A.: University of Toronto; M.S.W.,University of Toronto; Hon. B.A.,McMaster University Affiliated Faculty
Ted McNeill Ph.D., University of Toronto; MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University; RSW Affiliated Faculty
Shawn Middelton MSW Affiliated Faculty
Janet Morrison M.A.; C. Psych Assoc. Affiliated Faculty
Lawrence Murphy MA, University of British Columbia Affiliated Faculty
Barbara Muskat M.S.W., Wilfrid Laurier; Ph.D., Toronto; RSW Affiliated Faculty
Tammie Myles MA in Leadership and Training Affiliated Faculty
Sheila Neuburger MSW; BA, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
David  Nicholas Ph.D., University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Linda Nicholls M.S.W., R.S.W., CHRL Affiliated Faculty
Jane Paterson Affiliated Faculty
Ruth Pluznick MSW, RSW Affiliated Faculty
Shely Polak Ph.D., M.S.W., R.S.W. Acc.FM Affiliated Faculty
Svetlana Popova MD, PhDs, MPH Affiliated Faculty
Casey Ready Ph.D., Trent University; M.S.W., University of Toronto; B.S.W., University of Western Ontario Affiliated Faculty
Kenn Richard M.S.W., Manitoba; B.S.W., Manitoba Affiliated Faculty
Bruce Rivers MSW, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Diane Savage Affiliated Faculty
Siegi Schuler BSW, Ryerson University; MSW, York University; PhD, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Scott Secord MSW Affiliated Faculty
Aron Shlonsky University of Toronto Associate Professor; University of Melbourne Professor of Evidence Informed Practice; Ph.D. in Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley; MPH, Interdisciplinary, University of California at Berkeley; M.S.W., Child and Family, University of California at Los Angeles; BA in Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles Affiliated Faculty
Adriana Shnall PhD, MSW, RSW Affiliated Faculty
Kelsey Simons MSW, University of Maryland; PhD Affiliated Faculty
Frank Sirotich MSW; PhD Affiliated Faculty
W. J. Wayne Skinner MSW, RSW Affiliated Faculty
Tracy Smith-Carrier Ph.D. Affiliated Faculty
Malcolm Stewart Ph.D., University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Kevin Stoddart Ph.D., University of Toronto; MSW; RSW Affiliated Faculty
Joanne Sulman MSW, University of Toronto Affiliated Faculty
Laura Tamblyn Watts LLB, SJD (in progress) Affiliated Faculty
Nico Trocmé M.S.W.; Ph.D., Montreal Affiliated Faculty
Rashaad Vahed Affiliated Faculty
Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux Ph.D. Affiliated Faculty
Laura Williams Affiliated Faculty
Leslie Yaffa BA in Sociology, York University; MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University; EdD in Children, Youth and Human Services, Nova Southeastern University Affiliated Faculty

Professors Emeriti

Name Title(s) Position
Donald F.  Bellamy D.S.W. (Columbia) Professors Emeriti
Margot Breton M.S.W. (McGill) Professors Emeriti
Adrienne S. Chambon Professor Emeritus; M.A. Sociology, University of Paris-Nanterre, France; B.S.W. University of Haifa, Israel; Ph.D. School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago Professors Emeriti
Tahany Gadalla B.Sc. (Applied Statistics) - Cairo University; Diploma (Demography and Population Studies) - United Nations Demographic Centre; M. Math. (Statistics) - University of Waterloo; M. Sc. (Biostatistics) - University of Toronto; Ph.D. (Measurement) - University of Toronto; Ph.D. - University of Toronto Professors Emeriti
Ralph Garber D.S.W. (Pennsylvania) Professors Emeriti
Usha George Ph.D. (Nigeria) Professors Emeriti
Howard Irving Ph.D. (Toronto) Professors Emeriti
Ernie  Lightman Hon. BA, Economics and Political Science, University of Toronto; MA, Economics, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, Economics, University of California Professors Emeriti
Andrea Litvack Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Emerita; M.S.W., McGill University; B.S.W., McGill University Professors Emeriti
Rob MacFadden Professor Emeritus; BA, Sociology, University of Toronto; MSW, University of Toronto; PhD, University of Toronto Professors Emeriti
Elsa Marziali Ph.D. (Smith College) Professors Emeriti
Donald Meeks Ph.D. (Smith College) Professors Emeriti
Sheila Neysmith Professor Emeritus; B.Sc. McGill University, Montreal, Canada; M.S.W. McGill University, Montreal, Canada; D.S.W. Social Welfare, Columbia University, NYC Professors Emeriti
Roxanne Power Senior Lecturer; B.A., B.S.W., M.S.W., Memorial University, Nfld. Professors Emeriti
Ben Schlesinger Ph.D. (Cornell) Professors Emeriti
Ben Zion Shapiro D.S.W. (Case Western Reserve) Professors Emeriti
Wes Shera Professor & Dean Emeritus; B.A., M.A., PhD. Professors Emeriti
Rubin Todres Ph.D Professors Emeriti
Lilian M. Wells M.S.W. (Manitoba); Adv.Dip. S.W. (Toronto) Professors Emeriti
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Visiting Professors

Name Title(s) Position
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Staff Directory

Name Position
Natasha Valentine Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Academic
Denise Russell Administrative Assistant to the Practicum Office
Angela Umbrello Administrative Coordinator Admissions and Programs
Daniel Downey Advancement Coordinator
Eva Gladish Assistant Dean, Administration and Finance
Eileen McKee Assistant Dean, Field Education
Shelley L. Craig Associate Dean, Academic
Barbara  Fallon Associate Dean, Research
Lily Wong Business Officer
Faye Mishna Dean
Judy Scheininger Director of Advancement
Julita Javier General Office Assistant
Terry Gardiner Manager, Diversity, Equity and Student Experience
Ko Clementson Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Dean
Lin Fang Ph.D. Program Director
Mindy Coplevitch Practicum Coordinator
Rahel-Leigh Peckett Practicum Coordinator
Harvey Manning Practicum Coordinator - ITR Field of Specialization
Kay Ramdass Receptionist and Office Assistant
Sharon Bewell Registrar and Administrative Coordinator of the Graduate Programs and Student Services
Joanne Daciuk Research Manager
Valerie Groysman Student Programs and Outreach Coordinator
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