Social Work Department

Faculty and Staff

Phone: 585-389-2753

Email: socialwk@naz.edu

Fax: 585-389-2757

Virginia V. David

Virginia V. David

Professor of Social Work in Social Work
585-389-2751
vdavid4@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 363B
Additional Positions:
Professor in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: M.S.W., Syracuse University

Teaching and Research Interests: Ethics and child welfare service delivery.

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Carol A. Brownstein-Evans

Carol A. Brownstein-Evans

Professor, Chair & MSW Program Director in Social Work
585-389-2756
cbrowns3@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 388C
Additional Positions:
Professor & Co-Director of the MSW Program in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: B.A., University of Maryland; M.S.W., Syracuse University; Ph.D. Social Science, Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Teaching and Research Interests: Maternal substance abuse and child welfare issues.

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Leanne W. Charlesworth

Leanne W. Charlesworth

Professor and BSW Program Director in Social Work
585-389-2755
lcharle8@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 384
Bio

Education: B.A., Cornell University, M.S.W., SUNY at Albany, and Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Welfare reform, child and family issues, poverty, and social policy.

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Anita Cooper-Molinero

Anita Cooper-Molinero

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in Social Work
585-389-6921
acooper31@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 382
Additional Positions:
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: Bachelor of Science in Social Work (Magna cum Laude), SUNY Brockport; Master of Social Work, Roberts Wesleyan College; Ph.D. in Human Services, Capella University

Scholarly Interests: student-centered learning, cultural linguistics, and social justice

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Jed Metzger

Jed Metzger

Professor & the Rosemarie Beston Chair for International and Global Studies in Social Work
585-389-2479
jmetzge9@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 363A
Bio

Education: B.A. Psychology, Emory University; M.S.W., New York University; Ph.D. Clinical Social Work, NYU.

Teaching and Research Interests: Kinship care; the application of service learning to the development of civically engaged social workers.

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Mark A. Primus

Mark A. Primus

Assistant Professor in Social Work
585-389-2752
mprimus4@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 381B
Additional Positions:
Assistant Professor in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: B.A. Sociology, Roberts Wesleyan College; M.S.W., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Fathering and child outcomes within a cultural context, parenting practices with a focus on Caribbean and African-American families.

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Michael L. Rood

Michael L. Rood

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Field Education in Social Work
585-389-2754
mrood5@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 381E
Additional Positions:
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Field Education in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: B.A., psychology and religion/philosophy; M.S.W., Roberts Wesleyan College.

Teaching interests: homeless services and poverty, its impact on individuals and families, and working in communities to create systemic change for those impacted by these issues on a micro and macro level.

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Rebecca S. Rouland

Rebecca S. Rouland

Assistant Professor in Social Work
585-389-2750
rroulan3@naz.edu
Smyth Hall
Additional Positions:
Assistant Professor in Master of Social Work
Bio

Education: B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo; M.S.W., Roberts Wesleyan College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Teaching and Research Interests: health and mental health disparities, including racial, ethnic, cultural, and geographic disparities, with a specific focus on reproductive, sexual, and perinatal health and mental health.

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Shirley A. Sharp

Shirley A. Sharp

Clinical Associate Professor/ Director of Field Education BSW Program in Social Work
585-389-2758
ssharp1@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 381A
Bio

Education: M.S.W., Smith College

Teaching and Research Interests: Family services, residential treatments, and sexuality education.

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Laurie Peterson

Laurie Peterson

Senior Department Assistant in Social Work
585-389-2753
lpeters7@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 386
Additional Positions:
Senior Department Assistant in Master of Social Work
Charlie Christopher Albanese

Charlie Christopher Albanese

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in Social Work
585-389-4752
calbane5@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 388A
Additional Positions:
Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in Master of Social Work
Velma B. Campbell

Velma B. Campbell

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
vcampbe4@naz.edu
Nicholas Joseph Coulter

Nicholas Joseph Coulter

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
ncoulte1@naz.edu
Allison B. DeMay-Byron

Allison B. DeMay-Byron

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
ademayb3@naz.edu
Daniel V. Fee

Daniel V. Fee

Lecturer in Master of Social Work
585-389-2753
dfee7@naz.edu
Jeffrey A. Footer

Jeffrey A. Footer

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
jfooter4@naz.edu
Additional Positions:
Lecturer in Master of Social Work
Rebecca A. Bradish

Rebecca A. Bradish

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
rbradis6@naz.edu
Jerry Callan

Jerry Callan

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
gcallan5@naz.edu
Bio

Education: University at Buffalo, M.S.W.; SUNY Brockport, M.P.A.

Teaching/Research/Scholarly Interests: Over 30 years of experience at Hillside Family of Agencies helping to meet the needs of youth and families in child welfare, mental health, juvenile justice, and developmental disabilities services. Trained Hillside staff, private and public agencies, and taught courses in Human Services at the community college level. Leadership in interprofessional collaboration at schools and residential treatment settings. Focus on "Family Finding" (a model for reconnecting individuals who have become disconnected from their families), effective clinical supervision, leadership, and management in not-for-profit organizations.

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JoAnne Castrechino

JoAnne Castrechino

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
jcastre6@naz.edu
Shannon E. Cuthbertson

Shannon E. Cuthbertson

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
scuthbe0@naz.edu
Estella Norwood Evans

Estella Norwood Evans

Faculty Emerita in Social Work
585-389-2753
eevans3@naz.edu
Sarah M. Farash

Sarah M. Farash

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
sfarash5@naz.edu
David L. Hall

David L. Hall

Watertown Site Director in Social Work
585-389-2753
dhall5@naz.edu
Additional Positions:
Watertown Site Director in Master of Social Work
M Carolyn Hilarski

M Carolyn Hilarski

Social Work Coordinator for YWRI & Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2604
mhilars0@naz.edu
Amy P. Jewett

Amy P. Jewett

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
ajewett5@naz.edu
Pamela A. Kaus

Pamela A. Kaus

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
pkaus8@naz.edu
Additional Positions:
Field Coordinator for MSW Satellite Sites & Lecturer in Master of Social Work
Candice A. Lucas

Candice A. Lucas

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
clucas21@naz.edu
Lindsey Alexandra Macaluso

Lindsey Alexandra Macaluso

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
lmacalu4@naz.edu
Elizabeth C. Reyes

Elizabeth C. Reyes

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
ereyes4@naz.edu
Michael David Sullivan

Michael David Sullivan

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
msulliv7@naz.edu
Paul Swiatek

Paul Swiatek

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
pswiate9@naz.edu
Matthew John Teal

Matthew John Teal

Lecturer in Social Work
585-389-2753
mteal6@naz.edu
Additional Positions:
Lecturer in Master of Social Work