Alumni Profiles: The Exciting Careers of the Institute for Family Violence Studies’ Former Interns
Six alumni who worked for the IFVS share about current success and reflect on their student experiences.
Social Work welcomes newest faculty member: Dr. John Mathias
Thursday, July 20, 2017
This fall, the FSU College of Social Work will welcome a new addition to its faculty, Dr. John Mathias. A recent graduate of the University of Michigan with a joint doctoral degree in anthropology and social work, his research focuses on qualitative studies of community organizations, advocacy, and non-profit management.
Social Work Dean and attorney partner to Tell the Client’s Story
Monday, July 17, 2017
Social work and the legal profession have many unique and sometimes unexpected intersections. The same can be said for partnerships between social workers and lawyers.
Doctoral student joins Florida Atlantic faculty
Monday, July 10, 2017
Arriving at Florida State University as an undergraduate with an interest in film and creative writing, Danielle, or Dani, Groton thought a major in marketing and advertising was a practical use of her skills. But something was missing, and she wasn’t quite satisfied with the trajectory of such a career. A visit to the FSU Career Center introduced Dani to the possibilities social work had to offer.
Doctoral student joins National University of Singapore faculty
Monday, July 03, 2017
Growing up in South Korea, FSU College of Social Work doctoral student Jungup Lee witnessed at time of rapid economic growth, but she also noticed the severe competition, inequality and social discrimination that accompanied it. “I was curious why there were gaps in social status, gender, race, or political group,” Jungup reflected.
Alumna honored as Florida Social Worker of the Year by NASW
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Prudence Williams always had a natural attraction to helping professions. She earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology (1981) and her Master of Social Work (1993) at Florida State University. While completing her Master’s degree, she also received guidance in the social work profession from her internship supervisor. “I have had countless opportunities to impact and serve varied populations, which has enhanced my professional skills and offered valuable experiences throughout the course of my career,” Prudence said.