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School of Social Work Faculty

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Carrie Arroyo, M.S.W.,  Lecturer (2011)

            B.S.W., U. of  Texas at Austin;  M.S.W., U. of Pennsylvania.

Flor Avellaneda, M.S.W., Lecturer (2012)

            B.S.W, Baylor U.; M.S.W., (ibid).

Erma Ballenger, Ph.D., Lecturer and Director of Field Education-Advanced Practice (2007)

B.A., U. of Colorado-Boulder; M.S.W., U. of  Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D., ibid.

Tanya S. Brice, Ph.D., Associate Professor (2010)

            B.S., South Carolina State U.; M.S.W., U. of South Carolina; Ph.D., U. of North

            Carolina.


Jennifer Smyer Dickey, M.S.W., Lecturer (2012) and Director of Global Mission Leadership

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

Preston Dyer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (1969)

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., Louisiana State U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s U    

James W. Ellor, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work (2004)

B.A., Kent State U.; A.M. (M.S.W.), U. of Chicago; M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary; D.Min.,

Chicago Theological Seminary; Ph.D., ibid.

Diana Garland, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of School of Social Work. (1997)

B.A., U. of Louisville; M.S.S.W., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Elizabeth Goatley, M.S.W. Assistant Professor (2012)

            B.A., Spelman College; M.S.S.W., U. of Louisville; Ph.D., Clark Atlanta U.

Cynthia R. Harr, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work (2008)

B.A., California State U.; M.R.E., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S.W., California State U.;

Ph.D., U. of Texas.

Helen E. Wilson Harris, Ed.D., Senior Lecturer in Social Work (1997)

B.A., U. of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake U.; Ed.D., U. of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Johnny M. Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (2010)

            B.A., Georgia State U.; M.S.W., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D.,

            Florida State U.

Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work and Dorothy Barfield Kronzer Endowed Professor in Aging and

Family (1981)

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.S.W., U. of Texas; Ph.D., ibid.

David K. Pooler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work (2009)

            B.A., Lee College; M.S.W., U. of Louisville; Ph.D., U. of Louisville/Kentucky.

Robin K. Rogers, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies        (2001)

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.S.W., U. of Louisville; Ph.D., U. of Pittsburgh.

Ratonia Runnels, Ph.D. , Lecturer (2012)

            B.A., U. of Texas at Austin; M.S.S.W., ibid.; Ph.D., ibid.

Rebecca Scott, M.S.W., Lecturer (2009)

B.S., Abilene Christian U.; M.S.W., U. of Washington.

Jon E. Singletary, Ph.D., Diana R. Garland Endowed Professor in Child and Family Services and

            Associate Dean for Baccalaureate Studies. (2003)

B.A., Baylor U.; M.Div., Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond; M.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth U.;

Ph.D., ibid.

Gaynor Yancey, D.S.W., Professor of Social Work (1999)

B.A., East Texas Baptist U.; M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S.W., Temple U.; D.S.W.,

U. of Pennsylvania.

Melody Y. Zuniga, M.S.W. Lecturer and Director of Field Education – Generalist Practice (2009)

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

PART-TIME FACULTY

Kelly Atkinson, M.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

Dale Barron, M.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., U. of Houston Graduate School of Social Work.

Elizabeth Bellinger, D.Min.

B.A., Barton College; M.S.G., Baylor U.; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., ibid.

Rebecca Carlson, M.S.W.

B.S.W., Union U.; M.S.W., Baylor U.

Robin Cohagen, M.S.W.

B.S.W., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

Pamela Crawford, M.S.W.

B.A., Dallas Baptist Univ.; M.S.W., Baylor U.

Buddy Edwards, M.S.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.S.W., U. of Texas at Arlington.

Rebecca Ellison, M.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

Amy Everett, M.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W./M.Div, ibid.

LeAnn Gardner, M.S.W.

B.A., Samford U.; M.Div., George W. Truett Theological Seminary; M.S.W., Baylor U.

Robyn Hicks, M.S.W.

B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., U. of Texas at Arlington.

Tancy Horn-Johnson, M.S.W.

B.S., U. of Pittsburg; M.S.W., ibid.

Tracey Kelley, M.S.W.

B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.S.W., ibid.

Beth Kilpatrick, M.S.W.

B.A., U. of Wisconsin; M.S.W., Baylor U.

Doug McDurham, M.S.W.

B.S., Tennessee Technological U.; M.S.W., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Terri Oldham, M.S.W.

B.S.W., U. of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.S.W., Baylor U.

Natalee Oliver, M.S.

B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.S., ibid.

 Elizabeth (Bethie) Timmons, M.S.W.

B.A.,West Texas State U.; M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake U.