THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

"Expanding the Art and the Heart of Social Work"

The Department of Social Work consists of a group of faculty and staff who present with a wide array of knowledge, expertise and experiences from a diversified genre of clinical, administrative, national and international career and professional connections, collaborations and endeavors. These assets greatly enhance the quality of the academic environment as well as the student and community experiences. Each presents with a variety of research interests that encompasses a continuum of social and public health issues.

Faculty and Staff

  • Dr. Marilyn Spearman

    Department Chair
    • Ph.D.-The Ohio State University

    • MSSW-The Ohio State University

    • BSW-Saint Francis College

  • Ms. Connie Nesbitt, Office Manager

    • Hartnett (CMH) Room #335

    • 229-430-2870

    • 229-903-1949 (fax)

    • connie.nesbitt@asurams.edu

  • Miss Lakea M. Chatmon

    • Administrative Assistant.

    • 229-430-2870

    • lakea.chatmon@asurams.ed

  • Dr. Marion Bennett

    • Assistant Professor

    • Ph.D.-The University of North Carolina

    • MSW-The University of Pennsylvania

    • BS-Hampton University
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  • Dr. Tonyesima Furro

  • Associate Professor

    • Ph.D.-Clark Atlanta University

    • MSW-Clark Atlanta University

    • BSW-Eastern Washington University

  • Miss Analease Gibson, MSW

    • Instructor, Waycross Campus,

    • ABD-Clark Atlanta University

    • MSW-Albany State University

    • BSW-Albany State University

    • 912-287-6770 office

    • 912-287-6772 fax,.

    • annalease.gibson@asurams.edu

  • Dr. Irma J. Gibson

    • Associate Professor

    • Ph.D.-Clark Atlanta University

    • MSW-The University of Georgia

    • BA-Paine College

  • Miss Cherese Godwin

    • MSW, Instructor

    • ABD-Clark Atlanta University

    • MSW-The University of Pennsylvania

    • BA-Clark Atlanta University

  • Mrs. Levetta Jefferson, MSW

    • BSW Field Coordinator/Instructor

    • MSW-Valdosta State University

    • BA-The University of South Florida

    • Hartnett (CMH) Room # 109

    • 229-430-6489

    • Cell # 229-733-9422

  • Mrs. Nancy Mock, LCSW

    • MSW Field Coordinator/Instructor

    • MSW-Valdosta State University

    • BS-Troy State

  • Dr. Barbara Nowak,

    • LCSW, Associate Professor,

    • MSW Program Director,

    • PH.D.-The University of Wisconsin

    • MSW-The University of Wisconsin

    • BSW-The University of Wisconsin

    • 229/420-7008 (Office)

    • 229/430-7008 (Work Cell Phone)

    • barbara.nowak@asurams.edu

  • Dr. Ivan Page

  • Associate Professor

    • Ph.D.- Clark Atlanta University

    • MSW-Rutgers University

    • BA-Rutgers University