University of Vermont

Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Julie Richards

Julie Richards

Julie Richards, Ph.D.Senior Lecturer

Contact Information:
443 Waterman
(802) 656-3169

Areas of Expertise:

Child and Family Welfare; Disability and Inclusion; Family Studies; International and Global Studies; School Social Work

Current Projects:

Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership


Selected Publications

  • International Service-Learning (ISL): Creating an Intersession Social Work Course in India Quick Hits for Service-Learning: Successful Strategies from Award-winning Teachers. Indiana Campus Compact.
  • Richards, J. (2009). Boundary Dilemmas and the Privilege of Knowing Heroes: Rural School Social Work. Working in Social Work: The Real Work Guide to Practice Settings. Routledge Publishers.

Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years

Field Experience Seminar I; Field Experience Seminr II; Human Behavior in the Social Environment I; Human Needs and Social Services; Social Work Practice in India


  • Ph.D. in International Family and Community Studies from Clemson University
  • M.S.W. in Social Work from McGill University

Licensure or Certifications

  • Clinical Social Worker License, State of Vermont
  • School Social Work Specialist, National Certification