School of Professional Studies

Social Work : Meet our Faculty and Staff

Deneen Harris M.S.W. Ph.D.

Associate Professor
B.A. Criminal Justice & BSW Social Work Southern Illinois University
M.S.W. Southern Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Alabama

Office location

White Hall, Suite 101

Phone and Email:
(203) 837-3292

Biographical Information

Dr. Harris is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale she received her Bachelors Degree in Social Work, a Bachelors of Science Degree in Administration of Justice, and a Masters of Social Work Degree.  She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.  Dr. Harris is a child welfare practitioner that has served as a child welfare consultant and a quality assurance reviewer.   Her areas of research include child welfare practice and policy, social work education, and HIV infection among older African-Americans.