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Mary Ellen Kondrat, Ph.D.

former Dean and Professor
Primary office:
Twente Hall
Room 212

Academic Areas

Issues in social work education and leadership, mental health service disparities, participatory and qualitative research methodologies.


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison


Applications of cultural and critical studies to social work practice and social work knowledge. Explores the interrelationship between culture and knowledge-for-practice in contemporary social work (practice and education) using critical theory and compatible epistemological approaches. Implications for macro and micro practice locally and internationally. Explores approaches to understanding group dynamics/practice.

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