Faculty & Research News


FSU Panama City Professor Named 2022 Social Work Educator of the Year
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Florida State University Panama City faculty member Denise Montford, ACSW, LCSW, has been named the 2022 Social Work Educator of the Year by the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-FL).

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Institute for Justice Research and Development Partner with Nebraska for Three-Year Reentry Support Initiative
Wednesday, April 06, 2022

The Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) has partnered with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) and Wellbeing and Equity Innovations for a three-year initiative to provide reentry support services to all incarcerated individuals in Nebraska’s criminal justice settings, prepar

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Ethnography and Causal Inquiry in Social Work Research
Thursday, March 31, 2022

A study published by FSU College of Social Work faculty member Dr. John Mathias and coauthors John Doering-White, Yvonne Smith and Melissa Hardesty in the journal Social Work Research explores how the research method of ethnography can contribute to current social work research.

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Social Work Professor Appointed to Child Welfare Professorship
Thursday, February 17, 2022

The FSU College of Social Work has appointed Professor Melissa Radey to the Agnes Flaherty Stoops Professorship in Child Welfare. Radey is the second social work professor to hold this honor. Recently retired professor Karen Randolph held this honor for the last thirteen years.

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Celebrating Black History Month at the FSU College of Social Work
Thursday, February 03, 2022

February is a time each year to recognize the essential role that African Americans play in the history of the United States. This year, the college wants to recognize the contributions of its Black faculty, staff and graduates, as well as the significant role that Black community leaders and advocates played in the establishment of the social work profession.

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College of Social Work Appoints New Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The College of Social Work has established a new role to focus on amplifying the college’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Faculty Highlight: Carol Edwards, Committed to Students and Social Justice
Friday, January 28, 2022

Helping others was instilled in College of Social Work faculty member Carol Campbell Edwards from an early age. Her mother was a career social worker and her father was a well-respective teacher. Building on this family legacy of service, Edwards earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree (1984) and Master of Social Work degree (1985) from Florida State University while sharing her energy and school spirit as an FSU cheerleader.

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