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Chapin, Rosemary
Professor Emeritus, Director Emeritus, Founder

Strengths based social policy; public policy in long term care financing and in the promotion of autonomy and community alternatives for elders with disabilities, aging of the baby boom and elder friendly communities.

Wendel-Hummell, Carrie
Watkins Home, Room 108

Public Health and Long Terms Services and Supports Policy; Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security; Medical Sociology; Sociology of Disability; Mental Health over the Lifecourse; Program Evaluation and Development; Mixed Methods; Interdisciplinary Research 

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Project Coordinator
Watkins Home, Room 103

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Banerjee, Mahasweta
Professor, BSW Program Director
Twente Hall, Room 121

Theories and practices associated with enhancing social and economic justice; community development; micro-enterprise as an anti-poverty strategy; international social development; qualitative and quantitative research.

Canda, Edward
Professor, Coordinator of KU Spiritual Diversity and Social Work Initiative
Twente Hall, Room 203

Cross-cultural and international social work; spiritual and religious diversity; Asian and Asian-American issues; qualitative research approaches; philosophy of social welfare; health and mental health resilience.

Assistant Professor
Twente Hall, Room 307

Sexuality and sexual identities among aging populations, health and well-being of LGBTQ-identified midlife and older adults; gerontological and sexual theory; qualitative research methods

Koenig, Terry
Twente Hall, Room 101

Ethical decision making in social work practice; social welfare philosophy; International social work development and cross-cultural practices; Central Asian and post-Soviet issues; aging, elder abuse and self-neglect; qualitative research methods.

Associate Professor, Sociology
Fraser Hall
School of Education - Educational Psychology Professor
Room 619, Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Professor (KUMC)

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