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Mary Kate Dennis

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
785-864-8962
Twente Hall
Room 310


Academic Areas

Health, wellness and illness related to American Indian Elders; health inequities; qualitative research approaches including Indigenous Methodologies; Food Justice.

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Teaching Interests

  • Health/Health Disparities
  • American Indian/Indigenous Populations
  • Gender
  • Aging
  • Qualitative Methodologies
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Community, Theory Loss and Grief

Research Interests

  • Health/Health Disparities
  • American Indian/Indigenous Populations
  • Gender
  • Aging
  • Qualitative Methodologies
  • Food Justice
  • Hospice
  • Social work practice

Selected Publications

Weaver, H., & Dennis, M. K. (2016). Knowing the Source of the Water: An Introduction to Honoring Our Indigenous Elders in Social Work Education . Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 21(2), 1-6.


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