Master of Social Work: Faculty

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Master of Social Work: Faculty

Our social work program features a talented and skilled group of faculty with a wide range of subject area expertise and methodological interests. Their proven teaching methods, evidence-based knowledge and hands-on experience will shape you to become professional social workers. Click on each of their profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.

Program Chair

  • Photo of Dr. Sheri Boyle

    Dr. Sheri Boyle

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Boyle has been an aide to Rep. Nancy Pelosi and a clinical social worker at Children's More


  • Ann B. Bergamesco

    Field Coordinator

    Ann oversees field places for students in the both the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of  More

  • Photo of Dr. Margaret (Peg) Christopher

    Dr. Margaret (Peg) Christopher

    Associate Professor

    Before coming to California University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Christopher served as Social Work More

  • Dr. Selina Matis

    Adjunct Professor


  • Photo of Dr. Gwendolyn Perry-Burney

    Dr. Gwendolyn Perry-Burney


    Dr. Perry-Burney earned her BSW and MSW at Temple University, her Ph.D. at the University of More

  • Photo of Dr. T. Thao Pham

    Dr. T. Thao Pham

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Pham’s expertise is children, youth, and families, trauma, immigration, community More

  • Photo of Dr. Rosalie Smiley

    Dr. Rosalie Smiley



  • Photo of Dr. Norma Thomas

    Dr. Norma Thomas


    Dr. Thomas began as the MSW program director and associate professor at California University  More

  • Photo of Dr. Pamela C. Twiss

    Dr. Pamela C. Twiss


    Dr. Twiss' expertise is in research, program evaluation and community practice. She has been More