PhD Alumni

The following list recognizes Ph.D. graduates from the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. Their first position obtained post-graduation is listed when it is known:

Adrienne Baldwin-White, 2018 -  Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Georgia

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, 2018 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas

Nichole Janich, 2018Research Specialist Senior, Center for Applied Behavioral Health PolicyWatts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University

Francie Julien-Chinn, 2017 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Travis Cronin, 2017 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work Education, California State University, Fresno

Kyoko Tavassoli, 2016 - Academic Associate, School of Social Work, Arizona State University & Non-profit Mental Health Consultant

John Gallagher, 2016 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Arkansas

Megan Lindsay Brown, 2016 - Post-Doctoral Appointment, School of Social Work, Arizona State University

Zhyldyz (Jill) Urbaeva, 2015 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, University at Albany - State University of New York

Marcos Martinez, 2015 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Florida International University

Elisa Kawam, 2015 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Florida International University

Megan Hayes Piel, 2015 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Wayne State University

Xiang Gao, 2015 - Assistant Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Chris Fike, 2015 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Saginaw Valley State University

Jana Wardian, 2015 - Research Administrator, Diabetes Center of Excellence, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas

Jaime Booth, 2014 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

Kristine Hickle, 2014 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Care, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Jennifer Geiger, 2014 - Assistant Professor, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago

Chandra Crudup, 2014 - Faculty Associate Coordinator and Lecturer, School of Social Work, Arizona State University

Stephen James, 2014 - Research Scientist, Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Jonel Thaller, 2014 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Ball State University

Alex Wagaman, 2013 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University

Heidi Adams, 2013 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Texas at San Antonio  

Andrea Cimino, 2013 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington 

Kristen Bean, 2012 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Hawai'i

Jay Hedgpeth, 2012 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Southern University at New Orleans

Julie Nagoshi, 2011 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington

Steven Hoffman, 2011 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Child and Family Well Being, University of Nebraska 

Melissa Del-Colle, 2010 - Lecturer, School of Social Work, Arizona State University 

Monica Parsai, 2009 - Program Director, Scottsdale Prevention Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 

Blythe FitzHarris, 2009 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Los Angeles

Kathleen Bailey, 2009 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Bridgewater State University 

Maria Gurrola, 2009 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach  

Scott Smith, 2009 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Oakland University 

Kathyln Shahan, 2009 - Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Northeastern State University 

Tonya Stott, 2009 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Social Work, Arizona State University  

David Berceli, 2008 - CEO, Trauma Recovery Services, Irvine, California

David Becerra, 2008 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Colorado State University

Catherine Marrs, 2008 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of St. Thomas

Lorraine Moya-Salas, 2008 - Executive Director, Unlimited Potential, Phoenix, Arizona

Jason Castillo, 2007 - Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, University of Utah

Pamela Scott, 2007 - Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Ohio State University

Junghee Lee, 2007 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Portland State University

Soma Sen, 2007 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, San Jose State University

Gail Gibbons, 2007 - Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Northern Arizona University

Aimee Burke Valeras, 2007 - Faculty, NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Concord Hospital, New Hampshire 

Ted Donlan, 2006 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Portland State University

Michele Rountree, 2005 -Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

Monica Breaux, 2005 - Clinical Social Worker, Catholic Therapists, Phoenix, Arizona  

Sharon Gober, 2005 - Clinical Social Worker, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska

Jean Toner, 2005 - Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Central Michigan University

June Wiley, 2005 - Clinical Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Bart Miles, 2004 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Wayne State

David Dran, 2004 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Pembroke

Cynthia Lietz, 2004 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Arizona State University West campus

Gokul Mandayam, 2004 - Clinical Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Victor Baumgarten, 2004 - Clinical Social Work, Travis Air Force Base, California

Christopher Murray, 2004 - Adjunct Instructor, School of Social Work, Portland State University

Diane Jacobs, 2003 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Tulane University

Aneesah Nadir, 2003 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Arizona State University, West Campus

Steve Ornelas, 2001 - Professor, Social and Behavioral Science Division, Central Arizona College

Giduk Kim, 2001 - Assistant Professor, Soon Chun Hyang University, South Korea

Shari Loren, 2001 - Professor, Social and Behavioral Science Division, Central Arizona College

Geetha Mandayam, 2001 - Lecturer, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach

Karen Briley-Balkan, 2000 - Clinical Social Worker, Flagstaff, Arizona

Lori Holleran, 2000 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin

Nancy Rodenborg, 2000 - Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Augsburg College

Judy Walruff, 2000 - Senior Policy Specialist, Early Childhood Development & Health Board, Phoenix

Sharon Murphy, 1999 - Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, University of New Hampshire

Patti Flanagan, 1998 - Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Oklahoma

Tina Liu, 1998 - Investigator, U.S. Department of Labor, Los Angeles CA

Davaniamah Naidoo, 1997 - Professor, Department of Sociology, Paradise Valley Community College

Sharon Riley, 1997 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New Hampshire

Linda Ryan, 1996 - School Social Worker, Tucson Unified School District, Tucson, Arizona

Cheryl Lee, 1996 - Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach

Melinda Hohman, 1996 - Director and Professor, School of Social Work, San Diego State University

Joyce Burris, 1995 - Professor, Division of Social Work, California State University, Sacramento

Mayling Chu, 1995 - Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, California State University, Stanislaus

Jackie Sieppert, 1995 -Dean and Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Judy Krysik, 1995 - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Sandra Lent, 1994 - Clinical Social Worker, Tucson, Arizona  

Gordon MacNeil, 1994 - Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Alabama

Manuel Medina, 1993 - President, Multicultural Associates, Phoenix, Arizona  

Jacqueline Dierks, 1992 - Clinical Social Worker, Phoenix, Arizona  

Laura Guzman, 1991 - Director, Department of Social Work and Sociology, University of Costa Rica

Kevin Theriot, 1991 - Clinical Social Worker, LDS Family Services, Mesa, Arizona

Walter Conley, 1990 - Social Worker, Department of Economic Security, Phoenix, Arizona

Peter Gabor, 1990 - Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary

Brad MacKenzie, 1990 - Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba

James Campbell, 1988 - Co-Chair, Continuing Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Christine Goldberg, 1988 - President, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Phoenix, Arizona

William Rose, 1987 - Clinical Social Worker, Private Practice, Scottsdale, Arizona

Michael Parker, 1986 - Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Southeast Missouri State University