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Undergraduate Program


School of Social Work


Henke 224
1800 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-6300
Fax: (808) 956-5964
Web: www.hawaii.edu/sswork

Dean: Jon K. Matsuoka


*Graduate Faculty

*P. Arnsberg, PhD (MSW Program Co-Chair)—health, gerontology, research and evaluation
*P. Adams, PhD—social policy, child and family
K. Braun, DrPH—social behavioral health sciences/Center on Aging
*C. Browne, DrPH—gerontology, women’s issues, health care
*S. Chandler, PhD (Interim Director of College of Social Sciences, Public Policy Center)—social policy, mental health issues, women’s issues
N. Chang, MSW—information technology and diversity programs
*B. Coyne, PhD—criminology, sexual offender programs
M. DeMattos, MSW—BSW specialist
*J. Fischer, DSW—clinical practice, evaluation research, human sexuality
S. Gangl, MED (Coordinator of Maui MSW Program)—children with special needs, mental health
*M. Godinet, PhD (MSW Program Chair)—child welfare, multicultural research
J. Graessle, MSW—assistant to the Dean
V. Horvath, PhD (BSW Program Chair)—child welfare, child maltreatment, disordered gambling
*V. Kanuha, PhD—multicultural issues, gender violence, native Hawaiian health, HIV
C. Langworthy, MSW—BSW/MSW practicum
*P. Mataira, PhD (MSW Program Co-Chair)—strategies for economic and community development, multicultural practice
R. Matayoshi, MSW—BSW/MSW practicum
*J. Matsuoka, PhD—human behavior and the social environment, research, cross-cultural issues, community organization
*P. Morelli, PhD (PhD Program Chair)—social work practice, cross-cultural/minority mental health, qualitative research
M. Ono, MSW—coordinator of student services
*E. Wong, PhD—research and statistics, evaluation, information and computer sciences