Sarah Dorrell Ritter

MSW, Temple University
BA in Social Work, Baylor University
Full Curriculum Vita
Professional Credentials
Research Interests
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Medical Social Work
  • Policy and Administrative Practice
  • Criminal Justice and the Mental Health System
  • Resiliency and Grit

Sarah Ritter is a full-time lecturer and MSW Program Director in the School of Social Work. She received her BA in Social Work from Baylor University and an MSW from Temple University (2003,2004). After graduating, Sarah worked with formerly homeless adults with serious mental illnesses. Shen then went on to work for the City of Philadelphia and Drexel University focusing on individuals with serious mental illness who intersect with the criminal justice system. Sarah has also worked in inpatient and outpatient settings in the medical field, and most recently worked as the Senior Case Manager for Student Life at Baylor University, assisting students with crisis support and resource development.

Sarah is married to Josh Ritter, who is the Assistant Director of Spirituality and Public Life at Baylor University. Together they are the proud parents of two daughters, Finley and Ellison.