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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Faculty

Kathy Absolon
Associate Professor

Bree Akesson
Assistant Professor

Tina Armstrong
Part-Time Elder-in-Residence

Robert Basso
Chair, Research Ethics Board
Associate Professor, Social Work
Associate Dean, Bachelor of Social Work Program

Dawn Buzza
Dean, Faculty of Social Work

Cheryl-Anne Cait
Associate Professor

Gary Cameron
Professor
Lyle S. Hallman Chair in Child and Family Welfare 

Lea Caragata
Professor
Associate Dean, PhD Program
Academic Integrity Advisor (Waterloo Campus)

Ann Curry-Stevens
Associate Professor

Abdelfettah Elkchirid
Assistant Professor

Marshall Fine
Professor Emeritus

Nancy Freymond
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Master of Social Work

Gus Hill
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Indigenous Field of Study

Lori Hill
Assistant Professor

Banakonda Kennedy-Kish Bell
Full-Time Elder-In-Residence

Maryam Khan
Lecturer

Martha Kuwee Kumsa
Professor

Ginette Lafrenière
Associate Professor
Director Social Innovation Research Group
Director, Manulife Centre for Community Health Research

Timothy Leduc
Assistant Professor

Laura Mastronardi
Instructor

Cameron McKenzie
Lecturer

Magnus Mfoafo-M'Carthy
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Anh Ngo
Lecturer

Shoshana Pollack
Professor

Jennifer Root
Assistant Professor

Nuha Dwaikat Shaer
Lecturer

Michelle Skop
Assistant Professor

Carol Stalker
Professor Emeritus

Eliana Suarez
Associate Professor

Anne Westhues
Professor Emeritus

Michael Woodford
Associate Professor

Librarians

Roberta Ellington
User Services Supervisor

Vera Fesnak
Head, Copyright and Resource Delivery Services

Meredith Fischer
Social Work Librarian

Gina Matesic
Social Work Librarian (on leave)

Staff

Yumna Al-Adeimi
Coordinator, MSW Field Education

Emma Arppe-Robertson
MSW Field Education Assistant

Lynn Beney
Recruitment and Admissions Specialist

Michelle Corbett
Senior Administrative Officer

Giselle Dias
Program Administrator, Indigegogy

Tanya Diriye
Senior Administrative Assistant

Ashley Donsberger
Academic Program Assistant, Bachelor of Social Work

Jennifer Dunlop
BSW Field Coordinator
519.756.8228 x5488

Karen Frensch
Research Project Manager, Partnerships for Children and Families Project

Peggy Freymond
Programs Assistant

Margaret Haskell
BSW Field Education Assistant
519.756.8228 x5460

Meghan Horton
Online Field and Systems Coordinator

Lynne Jordan
Coordinator, Professional Development and Alumni Relations

Zaida Leon
Faculty Administrative Assistant

Anne Linkletter
Intermediate Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Cara Loft
Coordinator, Indigenous Field of Study

Deborah Russell
Programs and Admissions Coordinator

Jade Squire
Administrative Assistant, Professional Development and Alumni Relations

Sarah Syrett
Associate BSW Field Coordinator

Andrea Tjokroatmodjo
Financial Analyst

Magnus Mfoafo-M’Carthy

Faculty Profile

Magnus Mfoafo-M’Carthy has more than 15 years of social work practice experience in New York, British Columbia and Ontario. He has worked with individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness, HIV/AIDS, adolescent sex offenders, youth in conflict with the law and adults diagnosed with serious mental illness. Mfoafo-M’Carthy’s research examines serious mental illness and stigma among immigrant communities. He is also interested in postcolonial and critical race theories, social justice and anti-oppressive practice.

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