Dr. Pamela C. Twiss : CAL U

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Dr. Pamela C. Twiss


  • M.S.W. and Ph.D.: University of Pittsburgh


Dr. Twiss' expertise is in research, program evaluation and community practice. She has been teaching in the field of social work since 1993 and has held prior appointments in the School of Social Work, Marywood University, and the Department of Social Work, West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She joined the Cal U faculty in 1999.


  • Social Work Research Methods
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Social Welfare Policy (history and policy analysis)

Affiliated Cal U Departments

  • University Honors Program

Research Interests

  • Housing and community development
  • Poverty and associated problems
  • Military social welfare


  • Social Service Review
  • Social Work in Education
  • Journal of Appalachian Studies
  • Consulting editor, Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work Education
  • Reviewer, Administration in Social Work and Contemporary Rural Social Work

Professional Affiliations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Baccalaureate Program Directors Association (BPD)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA)
  • Appalachian Studies Association

Service Learning Projects

  • Co-organizer, Northern Appalachian Network learning community at Cal U

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Social Work

Academic Program(s)

  • M.S.W. Social Work

Contact Information



Azorsky Hall 206


"The best part of my job is working with our students. It's a privilege to play a part in their education and to watch them prepare to join the ranks of professional social workers."

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