College of Education and Human Development

School of Social Work

Emeriti Faculty

Lisa Albrecht Lisa Albrecht

Lisa Albrecht, an activist educator and writer, is professor emeritus in the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota, where she founded an undergraduate program in Social Justice.

Lisa Albrecht

Michael Baizerman Michael Baizerman

Youth involvement in civic issues Philosophical and human sciences understandings of the idea of "youth," how it is represented, theorized and lived.

Michael Baizerman

Jane Gilgun Jane Gilgun

Principal Investigator, The Meanings of Violence to Perpetrators, funded by the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, 1985 to 2021, and other funders Jane Gilgun is a professor emerita, School of Social Work, where she was a professor from 1984…

Jane Gilgun

C.David Hollister C.David Hollister

Study of immigrants, homelessness, and child welfare Study of impacts on immigrants of welfare-to-work transitions under the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Ongoing follow-up studies of MSW child welfare graduates career experiences 1991 -…

C.David Hollister

Linda Jones Linda Jones

"The Kids Capacity Initiative Pilot Project." The purpose of this project is to develop, implement, and evaluate a strengths-based approach to treatment foster care.

Linda Jones

Elizabeth Lightfoot Elizabeth Lightfoot

Elizabeth Lightfoot is Distinguished Global Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work. She was on faculty at the University of Minnesota from 1999 to 2021, and was the doctoral program director from 2006 to 2021.

Elizabeth Lightfoot

Jean Quam Jean Quam

I started my social work career as an outreach social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, working with the physically and mentally handicapped. I had earned a B.A. in social work from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minnesota, and an M.S.W.

Jean Quam

James Reinardy James Reinardy

Dr. Reinardy has been a faculty member at SSW-UMN since 1993 where he has served in administrative positions and well as teaching and research.

James Reinardy

Ronald Rooney Ronald Rooney

Dr. Rooney's special areas of scholarship and research relate to work with reluctant and involuntary clients in a variety of settings including public child welfare.

Ronald Rooney

Mark Umbreit Mark Umbreit

The Impact of Capital Punishment on the Healing of Family Survivors of Homicide Victims. Community Peacemaking Project: Responding to Hate Crimes and Intolerance Through Restorative Justice Dialogue.

Mark Umbreit