Steve Hicks School of Social Work Faculty

The following faculty list represents those appointed in the 2018 spring semester.

Zaccheus J Ahonle, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Terrence Allen, Assistant Professor
PhD, The University of Alabama, 2003

Robert J Ambrosino, Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, State University of New York at Albany, 1971

Rosalie Ambrosino, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1985

Barbara S Anderson, Clinical Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1974

Marilyn Armour, Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2000

Joan E Asseff, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Johanna Creswell Baez, Lecturer
MS, Columbia University in the City of New York, 2006

Margaret M Bassett, Lecturer
MS, Northern Illinois University, 1990

Jolynne M Batchelor, Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 2016

Natalie Deann Beck, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Mary C Beer, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2001

Elisa V Borah, Research Associate Professor (Affiliated)
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Christopher A Burnett, Lecturer
MS, California State University-Sacramento, 2004

Noel B Busch-Armendariz, Professor
Endowed President's Professorship
PhD, University of South Carolina - Columbia, 2000

Esther Calzada, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Florida, 2000

Yessenia Castro, Assistant Professor
PhD, Florida State University, 2008

Elaine H Cavazos, Lecturer
MSW, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1991

Namkee Choi, Professor
Louis and Ann Wolens Centennial Chair in Gerontology
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1987

Patricia A Cody, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Deborah Cohen, Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated)
PhD, University of Kentucky, 2015

Allan H Cole Jr, Professor
PhD, Princeton University, 2001

Fiona Conway, Assistant Professor
PhD, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey New Brunswick Campus, 2016

Julia N Cuba, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Catherine Cubbin, Professor
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1998

Susan De Luca, Assistant Professor
PhD, Ohio State U Main Campus, 2009

Megan L Delaney, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Diana M Dinitto, Professor
Cullen Trust Centennial Professorship in Alcohol Studies and Education
PhD, Florida State University, 1980

David L Evans, Lecturer
MA, Oakland University, 1976

Monica R Faulkner, Research Associate Professor (Affiliated)
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Rowena Fong, Professor
Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professorship in Services to Children and Families
EdD, Harvard University, 1990

Delinda L Spain, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Cynthia G Franklin, Professor
Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professorship in Mental Health
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 1989

Bethany E Gerlach, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Dorie J Gilbert, Associate Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1996

Emmett L Gill, Clinical Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Maryland Baltimore, 2006

Teresa Granillo, Lecturer
PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2011

Roberta R Greene, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Maryland College Park, 1980

Lauren E Gulbas, Assistant Professor
PhD, Southern Methodist University, 2008

Wilbert J Heffernan Jr, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964

Mercedes Hernandez, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Southern California, 2014

Margaret Lee Duval Hill, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Kristen A Hogan, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Lori K Holleran, Professor
PhD, Arizona State University Main, 2000

Heather Larkin Holloway, Associate Professor
PhD, The Catholic University of America, 2006

Catherine Hough, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Yuri Jang, Professor
PhD, University of South Florida, 2001

Allyson M Jervey, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Christine M Johnson, Lecturer
MSW, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2003

Barbara L Jones, Professor
PhD, State University of New York at Albany, 2004

Dana R Jones, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Laura G Jones-Swann, Lecturer
EdM, Texas Tech University, 1983

Dina M Kassler, Lecturer
PhD, The University of Memphis, 1997

Kendra D Koch, Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Jane A Kretzschmar, Clinical Professor
MSW, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1979

Noel G Landuyt, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Braden Latham-Jones, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2013

Michael L Lauderdale, Professor
Clara Pope Willoughby Centennial Professorship in Criminal Justice
PhD, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, 1967

Laura Lein, Professor Emeritus
PhD, Harvard University, 1973

Carol M Lewis, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Elizabeth Martha Lewis, Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Tamera B Linseisen, Clinical Associate Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

Molly A Lopez, Research Associate Professor (Affiliated)
PhD, Texas A & M University, 1998

Abena S Mackall, Assistant Professor
EdM, Harvard University, 2015

Sandy Magana, Professor
Professorship in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
PhD, Brandeis University, 1999

Octavio N Martinez, Clinical Professor
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1997

Sarah M McCafferty, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

John McNeil, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Southern California, 1964

Ruth G McRoy, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1981

Alma Leonor Mena, Lecturer
MSW, New York University, 2000

Jeffrey D Moe, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Arlene K Montgomery, Lecturer
PhD, Smith College, 1999

Elizabeth Mueller, Associate Professor
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1992

Rosamaria Murillo, Lecturer
MSW, Our Lady of the Lake University, 1992

Angela M Nonaka, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 2007

John S Nowicki, Lecturer
MSW, University of Texas at Arlington, 1979

Vicki Y Packheiser, Clinical Professor
MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980

Yolanda C Padilla, Professor
PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1993

Jose Ruben Parra-Cardona, Associate Professor
PhD, Texas Tech University, 2004

Cynthia S Penwell, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Farya Phillips, Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Rayven Plaza, Assistant Professor
MSW, City University of New York Hunter College, 2014

Elizabeth C Pomeroy, Professor
Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professorship in Social Work
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1994

Suzanne Laura Potts, Lecturer
MSW, San Diego State University, 1998

Diane McDaniel Rhodes, Lecturer
MA, The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, 2001

Stephanie L Rivaux, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Michele A Rountree, Associate Professor
PhD, Arizona State University Main, 1992

Arthur J Schwab Jr, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1981

Jaclyn N Sepp, Lecturer
MA, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2012

Alba D Sereno, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Deborah S Sharp, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Guy E Shuttlesworth, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus, 1970

Jennifer Wood Silva, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Sarah K Sloan, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Douglas R Smith, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2000

Melissa C Smith
MD, University of Washington - Seattle, 1988

Robin M Smith, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1992

Russell A Smith, Lecturer
MSW, University of Houston, 1997

Erin P Spalding, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Debra Lynn Sparks, Clinical Assistant Professor
MSW, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2002

Melissa S Stewart, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, Boston University, 2000

Calvin L Streeter, Professor
Meadows Foundation Centennial Professorship in the Quality of Life in the Rural Environment
PhD, Washington University in St Louis, 1989

Mitchell Sudolsky, Clinical Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1978

Sarah A Swords, Clinical Associate Professor
MSW, Simmons College, 1982

Melissa Torres, Lecturer
PhD, University of Houston, 2015

Earley R Ullrich, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Debra J Umberson, Professor
Centennial Commission Professorship in the Liberal Arts #1
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1985

Carmen R Valdez Chavez, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Mary M Velasquez, Professor
Centennial Professorship in Leadership for Community, Professional, and Corporate Excellence
PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1997

Shetal S Vohra, Lecturer
PhD, University of Houston, 2009

Kirk L Von Sternberg, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2005

Tanya M Voss, Clinical Professor
MSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1996

Deborah K Webb, Lecturer
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1994

Shane O Whalley, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Valerie A Whiting, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Ahmed Whitt, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

Martha S Williams, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1963

Christine D Winston, Lecturer
MSSW, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Leila G Wood, Research Assistant Professor (Affiliated)
PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2014

Luis H Zayas, Professor
The Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986