Associate Professor of Social Work and Women’s and Gender Studies
Professor Danielle Geary graduated from Carthage in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She earned a Master of Social Work in public child welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. Her work experience in public child welfare includes working with Rock County Division of Children and Family Services, the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare, and Kenosha County DCFS.
With nine years of direct practice in public child welfare, and five years of adjunct lecturing for Carthage, Prof. Geary joined the Carthage faculty as an assistant professor in 2009. She graduated from Marquette University in 2017, earning her Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies. In 2016, Prof. Geary developed the capstone course for Women’s and Gender Studies titled “The Gendering of Leadership”. As an interdisciplinary scholar, she teaches in both the social work department and women’s and gender studies and often cross-lists her courses in the sociology department.Read More
Director, Field Education; Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work
Professor Debra Minsky-Kelly has more than 20 years of experience in the social work field specializing in mental health, homeless healthcare, and child welfare. She earned her Master in Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago and has worked as a director at Rogers Memorial Hospital in Kenosha.Read More
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Professor Tian’s research interests include developmental issues of emerging adults, psychosocial challenges of childhood cancer survivors, and immigrant and refugee youths. She holds a Master of Social Work and Ph.D. from the University of Utah.Read More