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Marx, Jerry D., Ph.D.

Jerry D. Marx, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Marx’s interest in social welfare history is reflected in his publications: Social Welfare: The American Partnership and a number of refereed journal publications, including: Carter, V.B. & Marx, J.D. What Motivates African American Charitable… Continue Reading »

Malekoff, Andrew

Andrew Malekoff, is Executive Director / CEO for North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, Roslyn Heights, New York where he has worked since 1977. He is a NY State licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor (CASAC). Malekoff has been editor of the journal Social Work with Groups since… Continue Reading »

Lindemeyer, Kriste, Ph.D.

Kriste Lindemeyer, Ph.D. is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences & the Graduate School, Rutgers-Camden, and a tenured position as Professor of History . Dr. Lindemeyer’s areas of expertise are childhood in the United States during the 20th Century and the U.S. Children’s Bureau. Her books include: The Greatest Generation Grows Up: Childhood in… Continue Reading »

Klaassen, David

David Klaassen was Curator/Archivist, of the Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries from 1975 until his retirement in 2011. Selected publications include: “The Archives of Social Welfare in the United States, in Paul Stuart and John Herrick, eds., Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History (Sage, 2004); “The Archives of Social Welfare,” in Richard L. Edwards,… Continue Reading »

Hopkins, June, Ph.D.

June Hopkins, Ph.D. is Professor of History at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, her M.P.A. from Pace University, her M.A. from California State University, Northridge, and her Ph.D. from Georgetown University. She specializes in U.S. social history with emphasis on welfare history, the Great… Continue Reading »

Herman, Ellen, Ph.D.

Ellen Herman, Ph.D., is Professor, Department of History University of Oregon. Dr. Herman is a historian of the modern United States who is especially interested in the human sciences, social engineering, and therapeutic culture. Her most recent book is Kinship by Design: A History of Adoption in the Modern United States (University of Chicago Press,… Continue Reading »

Hansan, John E., Ph.D.

John E. Hansan, Ph.D. (1930 – 2019) was a career social worker with a doctorate in social welfare policy from Brandeis University. He worked for 45 years in human service programs at the local, state, and national levels. His early career was staffing and directing settlement houses in Kansas City, MO, Philadelphia, PA, Peoria, IL… Continue Reading »

Gordon, Linda Ph.D.

Linda Gordon, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of history at New York University, New York, NY and recipient of many awards and honors. She is also a Fellow, Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library, 2004-05. Her areas of expertise include orphans and single mothers, Twentieth-century U.S. social, political, and social policy… Continue Reading »

Garvin, Charles

Charles D. Garvin  is Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Michigan. He received his Master’s in Social Work (1951) and his Ph.D. (1968) from the University of Chicago. He worked as a group worker for Chapin Hall (Chicago) in 1951, Henry Booth House (Chicago) 1954-1956 and the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (1956-1963)…. Continue Reading »

Dewitt, Larry W.

Larry W. Dewitt is the former public historian at the U. S. Social Security Administration. He was a Fellow at the Council for Excellence in Government during 1993–1994, and is a member of the Society for History in the Federal Government and the Organization of American Historians. A member of the National Academy of Social… Continue Reading »

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