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
Estella Norwood Evans

Estella Norwood Evans

Faculty Emerita in Social Work
585-389-2753
eevans3@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
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