Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work News and Events 



MSW Information Sessions


We are offering information sessions for those interested in learning more about our Master of Social Work (MSW) Program. There are several dates to choose from and you may visit the link to the Master of Social Work Program webpage to choose a date and time that fits your schedule. Please RSVP to The information sessions are free.



Social Work New Temporary Location

The Office of Social Work has temporarily relocated (6 months) to Skinner-Jones Hall North, Building 4, Room 2309. Please see the drawing and information to get directions about how to come and visit our faculty and staff at our office locations. If you have a disability and cannot maneuver stairs, please contact us in advance to schedule an alternative meeting location. Thank you, Dana McCoy (904) 620-2867. 


Social Work Temp Space  




Congratulations to Professor Dawn Sweeten for being named Educator of the Year by our local National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Further congratulations to our student, Ms. Kasey Hart, as she was selected BSW Student of the Year.



Congratulations to our faculty on their publications and presentations! Great job everyone!  


Dr. David Jaffee and Dr. David Bensman published the article, “Draying and Picking: Precarious Work and Labor Action in the Logistics Sector” in WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, 19 (March), 57-79, 2016.


Dr. Ron Lukens-Bull presented “When Pluralism Became a Value for a Muslim Militia: The Case of Banser (Barisan Ansor Serba Gen)” on the Panel Islamic Authenticity and Uncivil Society in Indonesia (sponsored by the Indonesia Timore Leste Studies Committee) at the Association of Asian Studies meetings.  Seattle, March 31, 2016


Dr. Jenny Stuber presented her a research talk titled, “Inside the College Gates: Education as a Social and Cultural Process,” at the Aarhus University Danish School of Education on March 15th and March 17th.


Ross McDonough delivered a presentation on Wednesday March 30, 2016 to the Duval County Public Schools Association of School Psychologists and Social Workers: “Making a Difference to a Child in a Time/Resource-Limited Environment.”




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