Board of Directors

Board Members

Sarah Gehlert, PhD

President, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Dean and Professor
College of Social Work
University of South Carolina
1512 Pendleton Street. Room 338
Columbia, South Carolina, 29208

Gail Steketee, PhD

Vice President, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Dean and Professor
Boston University
School of Social Work
264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215

Rowena Fong, Ed.D.

Treasurer, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor
in Services to Children and Families
University of Texas at Austin
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3500
Austin, Texas 78712-0358

Jeffrey Jenson, PhD

Secretary, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Philip D. and Eleanor G. Winn Professor for Children and Youth at Risk
Craig Hall, Room 459
University of Denver
Graduate School of Social Work
2148 S. High St.
Denver, CO 80208

Richard P. Barth, PhD

Past President, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Dean and Professor
University of Maryland
School of Social Work
525 W. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410.706.7794

John Brekke, PhD

Frances G. Larson Professor of Social Work Research
School of Social Work
University of Southern California
University Park – MC 0411
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0411

Larry E. Davis, PhD

Dean, Donald M. Henderson Professor, and Director, Center on Race and Social Problems
School of Social Work
University of Pittsburgh
2117 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Kathleen Ell, DSW

Ernest P. Larson Professor of Health, Ethnicity, and Poverty
School of Social Work
University of Southern California
University Park – MC 0411
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0411

Jeanne C. Marsh, PhD

Chair, Nominations and Elections, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
George Herbert Jones Distinguished Service Professor
The University of Chicago
School of Social Service Administration
969 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Michael Sherraden, PhD

Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development
Director, Center for Social Development
Washington University in St Louis
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1196
St. Louis, MO 63130