Areas Of Focus
- Child Welfare
- Clinical Social Work
- Social Work Administration
- Social Policy
- MSW, 1999, Norfolk State University; Social Work
- BS, 1991, Old Dominion University; Human Services Counseling
Nicholas Mazza, Ph.D., is Dean Emeritus and Patricia V. Vance Professor of Social Work Emeritus. He served as a faculty member from 1981 through 2015, the last seven years as dean (2008-2015). He is a published poet, and the founding (1987) and continuing editor of the Journal of Poetry Therapy. He is currently serving a second term as president of the National Association for Poetry Therapy (2022-2024). He holds Florida licenses in clinical social work, psychology, and marriage & family therapy.
Jane Dwyer Lee is a teaching professor and licensed clinical social work teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in-person and online. Her background in clinical social work practice and teaching includes behavioral health, substance use, international social work, gender and women’s studies, cultural diversity and criminal justice.
Rosalyn Deckerhoff is a teaching professor and director of Online Field Education, facilitating field placements for students in the Online MSW Program. She is also a licensed clinical social worker in Florida. Her background and expertise in clinical practice and teaching include developmental disabilities, eating disorders, healthcare, mental health and substance use.