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:

Hilary Haseley, 2018 -  Instructor, School of Social Work, Arizona State University

Cara Kelly, 2018 - Phoenix Children's Hospital

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 Policy, 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