Meet Our Full-Time Faculty
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Jacquelyn Barna - Senior Lecturer (JB.Barna@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Social Work field education practices and pedagogy; contemplative practices pedagogy; critical reflection; social work practice from transformative approaches, and organizational culture, change and practices.
Susan Comerford - Associate Professor (Susan.Comerford@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Adult Learning; Diversity, Access, and Equity; Human Rights; Immigrant Issues; Leadership; Organizational Development; Neurodiversity and the U.S. Education System
Siddhesh Mukerji - Lecturer (Siddhesh.Mukerji@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Environmental social work; Intersection of social-environmental action and religion, focusing on Buddhism; Third-wave behavioral psychotherapies, especially Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Ann Pugh - Senior Lecturer (Ann.Pugh@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Policy Practice; Poverty in the U.S.; Field Education; Ann is also a Vermont State Legislator and Chairs the House Human Services and Joint Child Protection Oversight Committees.
Christine Velez - Assistant Professor (Christine.Velez@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Feminist and critical research methodologies and theory; Sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights issues and communities of color; Anti-racist/anti-oppressive social work practice and education
Susan Roche - Associate Professor Emeritus (Susan.Roche@uvm.edu)
Areas of Expertise: Child and Family Welfare; Collaboration; Diversity, Access, and Equity; Group Co-Leadership; Human Rights; Interpersonal Violence; Social Justice; Social Policy