College of Education and Human Development

School of Social Work

Academic Faculty

Ashley Aguy Ashley Aguy

As the full-time, 12 month, faculty member MSW Title IV-E Field Coordinator, teaching speciality, and field instructor, I have the honorable pleasure of supporting MSW students within the Title IV-E Fellowship program.

Ashley Aguy

Katrina Cisneros Katrina Cisneros

Katrina Cisneros (she/her) is a Senior Teaching Specialist, full-time faculty member and life-long learner at the School of Social Work, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Katrina Cisneros

K.C. Harrison K.C. Harrison

What motivates me in my work? I've always been intensely curious about how the world works and what it looks like through others' eyes. I read stories because they satisfy and stoke this desire.

K.C. Harrison

Traci LaLiberte Traci LaLiberte

  • Executive Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
  • 612-624-2279

Child Welfare, Disability, Evaluation, Policy, Systems Change

Traci LaLiberte

Heidi Presslein Heidi Presslein

  • Director of Practicum Education & Senior Teaching Specialist
  • she, her, hers
  • 612-624-4262

Heidi is a full-time, 12-month, faculty member. She is the Director of Practicum Education and a Sr. Teaching Specialist.

Heidi Presslein

Stacy Remke Stacy Remke

Clinical Social Work, Healing Strategies, Child Welfare, Pediatric Palliative Care

Stacy Remke

Molly Rojas Collins Molly Rojas Collins

What motivates me in my work? Usually, people come to college with the desire to make their lives different. I believe education helps people move from less choice to more choice.

Molly Rojas Collins

Liz Snyder Liz Snyder

  • Director of Training Partnership and Co-Director of the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy
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  • 612-301-9808

In addition to being Co-Director of the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA), Liz is the Director of Training Partnerships at the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW).

Liz Snyder

Jill Stiber Jill Stiber

Jill Stiber is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and has been awarded the national credential of Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (BCD).

Jill Stiber

Kate Walthour Kate Walthour

  • Director of Professional Education, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
  • 612-625-8169

As Director of Professional Education in the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW), Kate manages the Title IV-E Child Welfare Program for MSW students including admissions, stipends, advising, and advanced curriculum.

Kate Walthour

Nate Whittaker Nate Whittaker

Please, call me Nate! I am a scholar activist, abolitionist, and educator; a principled advocate in solidarity with historically oppressed populations, particularly in higher education and community organizations on a local, national, and…

Nate Whittaker

Jennifer Witt Jennifer Witt

Please, call me Jen (she/they)! I teach and organize at the intersections of gender, racial, disability, youth, and class justice with a focus on deconstructing structures of violence in teaching and practice via transformative justice, critical…

Jennifer Witt