As the Western Kansas MSW Program Director, Christina is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the outreach graduate programs in Hays and Garden City, Kansas, by recruiting prospective students, adjunct instructors and field practicum sites; providing guidance and advising for students and field sites; and managing necessary program details to ensure classroom details are arranged.
Becky Hofer is the Director of Graduate Admissions. She is responsible for admission, processes, reporting, graduation, and administrative duties for all graduate programs including both the M.S.W. and Ph.D. programs.
Jody Johnson is the Academic Success Coach for all current and prospective students pursuing the B.S.W. at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. He recruits for the program at community colleges and social service agencies. He is the sponsor for the B.S.W. Student Group on the Edwards Campus, and he also provides advising and support to students from their first inquiry until graduation. Jody has over 25 years of experience working with undergraduate students.
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., Ohio State University
Lesley Owens (she/her/hers) serves as the primary contact for prospective MSW students at the Edwards and Lawrence campuses. She is also the enrollment advisor for all Lawrence-based MSW students. She has been working at KU since 2010, and she joined the School of Social Welfare in 2017.