Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Rebecca Yazzie

Rebecca Yazzie, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Director, Master of Social Work Program

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Trauma informed care agency training
  • Special populations (justice involved persons and substance abuse)
  • Adolescents
Erin Johnson

Director, Bachelor of Social Work Program

Associate Professor of Social Work

Steffanie Altenbern

Steffanie Altenbern, DHSc, MSW

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Homeless and at-risk populations
  • Program development
  • Healthcare disparities and policy
Rhonda Andrews

Rhonda Andrews, LCSW, MSW, RPT-S

Director of Field Education, Master of Social Work Program

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Play Therapy
  • Adoption
  • Child Welfare
  • Attachment
  • EAGALA, equine assisted therapy
Daphne Huffman

Daphne Huffman, MSW, BS

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Early childhood development
  • Parenting support and education
  • Developing social service delivery models in organizational settings
Jeongah Kim

Jeongah Kim, PhD, MPA, BSW

Associate Professor of Social Work

Young-IL Kim

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Muh Bi Lin

Muh Bi Lin, PhD, MSW

Professor of Social Work

Hunhui Oh

Hunhui Oh, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging and the life course
  • Families, aging and intergenerational relations
  • Hospice care
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Death and dying
Kathryn Saunders

Kathryn Saunders, MSW, LMSW

Associate Director of Field Education

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Geriatric Social Work, Dementia Support
  • Health Care Administration
  • Servant Leadership
  • Crisis Response and Intervention
Ali Toedtemeier

Ali Toedtemeier, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual therapy for adults
  • Alcohol and drug counseling
Leslie Wuest

Leslie Wuest, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Yongqiang Zheng

Yongqiang Zheng, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging Populations
  • End of Life Care
  • Grief

Staff

Caroline Hottmann

Caroline Hottmann

Program Coordinator, Master of Social Work Program

Kim Rapp

Kim Rapp

BSW Administrative Assistant

Kristie DeHaven

Kristie DeHaven

Associate Director of Graduate and Adult Degree Admissions

Admissions Counselor, Master of Social Work