Faculty Directory
Photo Name Areas of Practice/Research Expertise
Abu-Bader, Soleman H., PhD
Abu-Bader, Soleman H., PhD
Professor
(202) 806-7323
sabu-bader@howard.edu
  • Research methods
  • Advanced statistical analysis
  • Informational technology
  • Gerontology
Allen, Karen L., MSW
Allen, Karen L., MSW
Faculty Consultant & Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
kallen_peart@hotmail.com

  • Mental health
  • At-risk youth
  • Individual & family counseling
Thyra Benoit, MSW
Thyra Benoit, MSW
Faculty Consultant & Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
trose4aka@cs.com
  • Substance abuse
  • Criminal justice
  • Mental health
Bent-Goodley, Tricia., PhD
Bent-Goodley, Tricia., PhD
Professor
(202) 806-4729
tbentgoodley@howard.edu
  • Domestic violence/Dating violence
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Intervention research
  • Faith- and community-based research
  • Fatherhood and Black males
  • Juvenile girls/re-entry
  • Child Welfare
Berry-Edwards,   Janice, PhD
Berry-Edwards, Janice, PhD
Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7317
jberryed@vcu.edu
  • Mental Health
  • Psychoanalytic/Psychodymic Theories
  • Relational/Cultural Theories
  • Psychopharmacology
Bertera,   Elizabeth, PhD
Bertera, Elizabeth, PhD
Associate Professor
(202) 806-4731
ebertera@howard.edu
  • National and International Social Gerontology (Aging & Technology; Telemedicine)
  • Social Work Education Technology
  • Mental Health
  • Disease Prevention, Health Promotion, & Cultural Competence in Health Care Settings
Boone,   Anniglo, PhD
Boone, Anniglo, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Aboone15@hotmail.com
  • Child Welfare
  • Youth Services
  • HIV/AIDS
Brisset-Chapman,   Cheryl, EdD
Brisset-Chapman, Cheryl, EdD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
sherylbc@aol.com
  • Child Welfare
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Poverty
  • Community Schools
  • Youth Development
Broyles, Stephen, MSW, MPH
Broyles, Stephen, MSW, MPH
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
  • Grant Writing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Development
  • Board Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Nonprofit Executive Coaching
  • Staff Development
Calhoun, Lois   Ann, MSW
Calhoun, Lois Ann, MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Lacal77@aol.com
  • Mental Health
  • Case Management
  • Criminal Justice
Craigen, James   E. MSW
Craigen, James E. MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7324
jcraigen@howard.edu
  • Sequence Community Organization
  • Case Management
  • Systems Theory
  • Information Systems
Crewe, Sandra   E.,  PhD
Crewe, Sandra E., PhD
Interim Dean & Professor
Director, Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center
(202) 806-7311
secrewe@howard.edu
  • Caregiving
  • Ethonogerontology
  • Practice Evaluation
  • Housing and Community Development
Davis, Janice,   MSW, LCSW-C
Davis, Janice, MSW, LCSW-C
Coordinator of Field Education & Assistant Professor
(202) 806-4723
Jm_davis@howard.edu
  • Individual & Family therapy
  • Child development
  • Field education
  • First generation African American College Students
  • Black Barbershop Project
Fitts, Peter,   S., MSW
Fitts, Peter, S., MSW
Faculty Consultant & Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
petdar@msn.com
  • Afrocentric Mental Health
  • Bariatric Readiness & Mental Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Juvenile Justice
  • HIV/AIDS
Gomes, Maria   T., PhD
Gomes, Maria T., PhD
Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Maritdg43@gmail.com
  • Immigration and return migration policy
  • Transnational social work
  • Displaced populations, International social development.
Gourdine, Ruby   M., DSW
Gourdine, Ruby M., DSW
Professor
(202) 806-9202
rgourdine@howard.edu
  • Child Welfare
  • Children and Youth ( exposure to violence)
  • Children and Youth with Disabilities;
  • Social Work History,
  • Women's Issues
Harris, Cynthia,   MSW, MBPA, DHA
Harris, Cynthia, MSW, MBPA, DHA
Special Assistant for Academic & Student Advancement & Assistant Professor
(202) 806-9104
c_e_harris@howard.edu
  • Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Children with special health care needs
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work Ethics
  • Grief & Loss
Hill, Lowe,   MSW
Hill, Lowe, MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
cchlowe@aol.com
Husain, Altaf, PhD
Husain, Altaf, PhD
Assistant Professor
(202) 806-4725
altaf.husain@howard.edu
  • Mental Health of Displaced Populations
  • Immigration and Integration Policy
  • Cultural and Spiritual Competence
  • Development of Faith-based Social Services.
Jones,   Ernestine F., MSW
Jones, Ernestine F., MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
efgjones@comcast.net
  • Child Welfare
  • Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare
  • Program Evaluation
  • Human Service Management
  • Management Planning
Lewis, Dawn,   MSW
Lewis, Dawn, MSW
Faculty Consultant & Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Lewis628@juno.com
  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Social Work Practice
Little, Samuel
Little, Samuel
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
samuellittle@narsaah.org
  • Public Housing
  • Community Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Program Evaluation
Little,   Stacey, E.
Little, Stacey, E.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Slittle66@hotmail.com
  • Evaluation
  • Program Management
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Public Health
Liu, Meirong   PhD
Liu, Meirong PhD
Assistant Professor
(202) 806-4720
Meirong.liu@howard.edu
  • Statistics in Social Work Research
  • Program Evaluation
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • International Social Work
  • Social Network Analysis
Lucas, Philip, DSW
Lucas, Philip, DSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
philiplucas@aol.com
  • Mental Health
  • Trauma/Disaster;
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Child Welfare
  • Human Sexuality
  • Professional Ethics and Boundaries
Majied, Kamilah, PhD
Majied, Kamilah, PhD
Associate Professor
(202) 806-7329
kmajied@howard.edu
  • Mental Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered Issues
Mapson, Andridia V., PhD
Mapson, Andridia V., PhD
Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7318
amapson@howard.edu
  • Female Juvenile Offenders
  • Mental Health
Martin O'Meally, Patricia, MSW
Martin O'Meally, Patricia, MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
patomeally@msn.com
  • Mental Health
  • Clinical Practice
  • Staff Development
Mbanaso, Michael, PhD
Mbanaso, Michael, PhD
Associate Professor & Director, E. Franklin Frazier Center for Social Work Research
(202) 806-8101
mmbanaso@howard.edu
  • Youth & Community Development
  • Aging
  • Neighborhood Effects & Health Outcomes
  • Welfare State & Globalization
  • Social Development In Emerging Democracies
McRrae, Jean, MSW
McRrae, Jean, MSW
Adjunct Associate Professor
(202) 806-7320
jmcrae@howard.edu
  • Nonprofit Management & Establishment;
  • NGO Consulting;
  • Leadership Training;
  • Training For Women & Youth;
  • Organization& Community Analysis And Assessment.
Neverson Nichols, Sheryl
Neverson Nichols, Sheryl
Adjunct Associate Professor
(202) 806-7300
dr_nichols@yahoo.com
  • Mental Health
  • Health Disparities
Newton-Guest, Shirley
Newton-Guest, Shirley
Adjunct Associate Professor
(202) 806-7300
snewton-guest@coppin.edu
  • Public Health
  • Mental Health
  • Program Development
Ross-Sherriff, Fayarial, PhD
Ross-Sherriff, Fayarial, PhD
Professor
Director PhD Program
(202) 806-7305
fariyal@ross-sheriff.net
  • Displaced Populations: refugees, immigrants and disaster victims;
  • Transnational social work
  • Ultra-poverty
  • Muslim families in America;
  • Muslim women, children and elderly;
  • Research methods
Smith,   Jacqueline, PhD
Smith, Jacqueline, PhD
Associate Professor
(202) 806-7328
jsmith@howard.edu
  • Gerontology
  • Social Research
  • Practice Research
  • Social Work Technology
  • Black Families And Religion
Steeds, Parvaz,   MSW
Steeds, Parvaz, MSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
dpsneeds@yahoo.com
  • Homeless Women
  • Cross-Cultural Practice
Snell, Cudore,   DSW
Snell, Cudore, DSW
Professor
(202) 806-7300
dpsneeds@yahoo.com
  • Street Males
  • HIV+ Men
  • HIV/AIDs
  • Human Diversity
  • Help Seeking Behavior
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Snyder,   Shelita, PhD
Snyder, Shelita, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
Snyder345@aol.com
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Program Evaluation
  • Child Welfare
Thompson,   Odessa
Thompson, Odessa
Associate Professor
(202) 806-7326
othompson@howard.edu
  • Child Development
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychoanalytic Theories
  • Race, Class, & Gender
  • Women Issues
Whitaker,   Tracy, DSW
Whitaker, Tracy, DSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(202) 806-7300
othompson@howard.edu
  • Social Work Workforce Projections