Faculty and Staff

FACULTY

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Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PhD

PhD, Social Welfare
MSW

*On sabbatical for AY 2021-22
Chair, Department of Social Work
Director, Master of Social Work
Associate Professor

Phone: 206-296-5558

Building/Room: Casey 330-24

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Mary Kay Brennan, DSW, LICSW

DSW, MSW, LICSW

Interim Chair, Department of Social Work
Interim Director, Master of Social Work
Clinical Professor

Phone: 206-296-5352

Building/Room: Casey 330-22

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Margaret Cristofalo, PhD, LICSW

PhD, LICSW, Social Work

Assistant Professor

Phone: 206-296-5441

Building/Room: Casey 330-03

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Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis, PhD

PhD, Social Work

*On sabbatical for AY 2021-22
Associate Professor

Phone: 206-296-2483

Building/Room: Casey 330-11

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Amelia Seraphia Derr, MSW, PhD

PhD, Social Welfare; MSW

Interim Director, Bachelor of Social Work Program
Associate Professor

Phone: 206-296-5387

Building/Room: Casey 330-26

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Anne Farina, PhD

MSW, PhD, Social Work

Assistant Professor

Phone: 206-296-5497

Building/Room: Casey 330-07

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Marjorie Gomez, MSW

MSW, Social Work

Field Liaison, Social Work

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

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Daniel Gross, MSW

MSW, LICSW

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-5441

Building/Room: Casey 3W

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Veronica Hinojosa, MSW, LSWAIC

MSW, LSWAIC

Field Liaison, Social Work

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

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Alana Honigman, MSW, LICSW

MSW, Social Work, LICSW

Adjunct Instructor, Field Liaison

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: 330-01

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James Knoll, MSW, LICSW

MSW, Social Work, LICSW

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-2106

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

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Youngnan Nancy Namkung, MSW, LICSW

MSW, Social Work, LICSW

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-2106

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Alfred Pérez, PhD

PhD, Social Welfare

Assistant Professor

Phone: 206-296-5486

Building/Room: Casey 330-05

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Aakanksha Sinha, PhD

PhD, Social Work

Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 206-296-5441

Building/Room: Casey 330-09

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William Vesneski, PhD

MSW, JD, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-5441

Building/Room: Casey 330-07

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Bonnie Wang, MSW

MSW, LICSWA

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 206-296-5441

Building/Room: Casey 330

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Erika Washington, MSW, LICSW

MSW, Social Work, LICSW

Field Liaison, Social Work

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

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Anna Watson, MSW, LICSW

MSW, Social Work, LICSW

Adjunct Instructor, Field Liaison

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

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Claire Willey-Sthapit, PhD

PhD, Social Welfare, MSSW

Professor

Phone: 206-296-2106

Building/Room: Casey 330

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Estella C. Williamson, DSW

DSW, Social Work

Field Director, Clinical Professor, Social Work

Phone: 206-296-2537

Building/Room: Casey 330-01

STAFF

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Katie Hoag

Graduate Program Coordinator, Social Work

Phone: 206-296-5539

Building/Room: Casey 310-06

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Anna McCain

Administrative Assistant, Social Work Department

Phone: 206-296-2106

Building/Room: Casey 330

Contact Us          

Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PhD
Director, Master of Social Work Program *on sabbatical AY 2021-22
Casey 330-24
206.296.5558
kangh@seattleu.edu

Mary Kay Brennan, DSW, LICSW
Interim Director, Master of Social Work Program
Casey 330-22
206.296.5352
mkbrenn@seattleu.edu

Amelia Seraphia Derr, MSW, PhD
Interim Director, Bachelor of Social Work Program
Casey 330-26
206.296.5387
derra@seattleu.edu 

Estella Williamson, DSW, MSW, ACSW
Field Education Director
Casey 330-01
206.296.2537
ewilliamson@seattleu.edu

Katie Hoag
Program Coordinator
Casey 310-06
206.296.5539
khoag@seattleu.edu

Anna McCain
Administrative Assistant
Casey 330
206.296.2106
mccainanna@seattleu.edu