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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

SUSAN C ALLEN

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SOCIAL WORK
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK AND MSW PROGRAM DIRECTOR
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213 LONGSTREET
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7336
Joined UM: 08/12/2003

Areas of Expertise

  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • SOCIAL CHANGE
  • SOCIAL WORK

Brief Bio

Susan C. Allen is Associate Professor of Social Work. Dr. Allen received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2001. Dr. Allen was Chair of the Department of Social Work at Hardin-Simmons University from 1994- 2003. In 2003, she joined the Social Work Department at the University of Mississippi, and currently serves as the MSW Program Director. She has published in the areas of social work license examination and social justice and public policy. Her research interests include critical thinking, teaching effectiveness, child and community welfare, international social work, and social justice. Dr. Allen was elected treasurer of the National Association of Social Workers/Mississippi in 2006, and serves on the National Steering Committee for the Social Welfare Action Alliance. She teaches graduate courses in human behavior and the social environment, practice with communities and organizations, advanced clinical practice with groups, and theories and methods of family intervention.

Degrees

BED
SPEECH PATHOLOGY
MCMURRY UNIVERSITY/ABILENE, TX (1973)
MSW
SOCIAL WORK
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON/ ARLINGTON TEXAS (1990)
PHD
SOCIAL WORK
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON/ ARLINGTON TEXAS (2001)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Assessment Committee-IR
Other Kind of Committee