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Ashley Anguiano Gomez, Recruitment Coordinator MSW Program on the Lawrence Campus
Recruitment Coordinator
Twente Hall Room 101
Boyd, Christina
Coordinator for Strategic Initiatives/Instructor MSW Program

Academic Areas

Behavioral health issues including SBIRT, Technology-Based Clinical Supervision, Behavioral Health Integration and Ethics in the Age of Technology; improving the delivery of integrated services in Kansas and across the country; equity of health resources in rural areas.


M.S.W., Washburn University

Michelle Mohr Carney
Dean of the School of Social Welfare
Twente Hall, Room 212

Academic Areas
Intimate partner violence, at-risk youth, community practice, nonprofit development and management, program development and evaluation, leadership development, collaboration building and conflict resolution, grant writing, strategic planning.


Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Amea Chandler, Social Welfare Academic Success Coach - Edwards CAmpus
Social Welfare Academic Success Coach - Edwards Campus

Academic Success Coach at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS. She is responsible for the recruitment and academic advisement of students interested in and currently pursuing the B.S.W. and the M.S.W. at the KU Edwards Campus.

Caroline Culbertson
Administrative Assistant
Twente Hall
Elenor Buffington
Business Director
Twente Hall, Room 214
Laurie Hart
Associate Director, Field Education
Twente Hall, Room 116
Hawley, Valerie
Marketing, Communications and Advancement Director
Twente Hall, Room 207
Isaac, Todd Director of Technology
Director of Technology
Twente Hall, Room 217
Kelly Jones
Field Education Director, Professor of the Practice
Twente Hall, Room 103

Academic Areas

Educational standards of field education and cohesive School and community partnerships, participatory budgetary decisions and policymaking, dementia care and public health in aging populations


M.S.W., University of Kansas

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Twente Hall, Room 211
L'Ecuyer, Cheri
Administrative Assistant Senior
Twente Hall, Room 108
Gary Lasley
Associate Director, Field Education
Regnier Hall, Edwards Campus, 270
Mignot, Vicki
Student Services Coordinator
Twente Hall, Room 104

B.S.W. Student Services Coordinator for the Lawrence campus. She is responsible for recruiting efforts including prospective student visits and orientation as well B.S.W. academic advising.

Robin Nelson
Associate Director, Academic Personnel & CCEC Professional Education Division
Twente Hall, Room 311
Shafer, Dana L
Academic Programs Coordinator
Georgiana Spear
Coordinator for Graduate Admissions & Advising
Twente Hall, Room 102
Trendel, Kristin
Assistant Dean
Twente Hall, Room 216
Kim Warren
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, School of Social Welfare, Associate Professor of History, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wescoe Hall, Room 3616

Academic Areas

Kim Warren is a historian of race and gender, social reform, education, civil, human, and women's rights. She conducts research and teaching in areas of African Diasporas, Native American studies, and feminist studies. Professor Warren earned a bachelor's degree in American Studies from Yale University; and an MA and PhD in History from Stanford University. At KU, she is affiliated faculty with Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, African and African-American Studies, Indigenous Studies, and has recently held the Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark.


Ph.D. in History, Stanford University

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