School of Social Work

School of Social Work Faculty Information


Spring Summer 2015
Office Hours

Mary Banghart Therrien, LMSW
Assistant Professor

Tueday: 10am-3pm Grand Rapids
Thursday: 1-6pm Traverse City
Friday: 9am-5pm Traverse City

Scott Berlin, Ph.D., LMSW
Director, BSW Program
Assistant Professor

Not teaching Spring/Summer semester

Patty Stow Bolea, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor
Joan Borst, Ph.D, LMSW, CSW
Associate Professor


Douglas Chung, Ph.D., LMSW

Tuesday/Wednesday: 1-3pm

Dianne Green-Smith, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW
Director, School Of Social Work
Associate Professor

By Appointment Only

Lihua Huang, Ph.D., LMSW

May 4, 18; July 6; August 3: 10am-5pm

Jerry Johnson, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor

Thurs:: Before class in DeVos Atrium

Jamie Langlois, LMSW
Affiliate Professor
Director,  Social Work Continuing Education

Mon: 9am-5pm
Tues: 9am-5pm
Until June 9

Paola Leon, LMSW
Assistant Professor

Tues/Thurs: 3:30-5:30pm
Until June 9

Salvador Lopez Arias, Ph.D., LMSW
Assistant Professor
Director, MSW Program

By Appointment Only

Cray Mulder, Ph.D., LMSW
Assistant Professor

Mon: Before and after class in Traverse City

Lois Smith Owens, MSW


Sally Pelon, LMSW Not teaching summer semester
Debbie Ronk, MSW, LMSW
MSW Field Education Coordinator

Mon-Wed: 11am-3pm

Katie Scheuerle, MSW, LMSW
BSW Field Education Coordinator
Tues/Thurs: 10am-3pm
Elaine Ragsdale Schott, Ph.D., LMSW

Thurs: 11am-3pm by appt only

Shelley Schuurman, Ph.D., LMSW
Assistant Professor

Tues: 12-3pm

Robin L. Smith Colton, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW, QCSW
Associate Professor

Mon: 2-3pm
Tues: 12-1pm

Steven L. Smith, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor

May 4, 11, 18; June 1, 8, 15
10am-2pm & 5-7pm

Brandon Youker, Ph.D., LMSW

Wed: 4-6:30pm
Thurs: 1-2:30pm


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