Department of Social Work

Faculty and Staff

226 Stewart Hall
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Email: socialwork@stcloudstate.edu
Phone: 320.308.3139
Fax: 320.308.3285

Sara DeVos

Sara DeVos

  • Associate Professor
  • Chairperson / MSW Program Director
Nikki Koehn

Nikki Koehn

  • Office Manager

Deola Brumbaugh-Johnson

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. 2010, University of North Dakota
  • M.S. 2002, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.S. 2001, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Areas of expertise: Racial disparities, LGBT people of color, religious identities and spirituality, and intersectionality.
Sarah Meisinger, MSW, LICSW

Sarah Meisinger, MSW, LICSW

  • Director of Field Education
Aileen Moore

Aileen Moore

  • Title IV-E Child Welfare Program Director
  • Assistant Professor
Sheila Moriarty

Sheila Moriarty

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. 2015, University of Minnesota
  • M.S.W. 2002, Augsburg College
  • B.S. 1989, University of Minnesota
Mary Pfohl

Mary Pfohl

  • Professor
  • Ph.D 2007, University of Minnesota
  • M.S.W. 1989, University of Washington
  • B.A. 1981, Concordia Teachers College
  • Areas of practice and teaching interests: Child welfare (child protection, foster care, and adoption), social welfare policy, social work ethics, and self-care in professional practice.
Katie Querna

Katie Querna

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. 2018, University of Washington
  • M.S.W. 2008, Columbia University
  • B.S. 2003, Linfield College
  • Specific commitments and interests: feminist, critical race, and queer theories; gender and sexuality; intersectional approaches to identity development and health disparities; somatic approaches to individual and collective trauma, healing, and liberation; community-based participatory research; creative and somatic research methods; communication and translation of research to policy and practice.
Consoler Teboh

Consoler Teboh

  • Associate Professor
  • BSW Program Director
  • Ph.D. 2011, University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.S.S.W. 2008, University of Texas at Arlington
  • B.S. 1997, Bayero University
  • Teaching interests: Diversity and marginalized populations, behavior in the social environment and research methods. Areas of expertise: Women's reproductive health, displaced persons and immigration issues.
Patience Togo-Malm

Patience Togo-Malm

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. 2006, University of Minnesota
  • M.S.W. 1999, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • B.S.W. 1999, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Originally from Ghana, Dr. Togo-Malm is a Professor in the Social Work Department with over 15 years of teaching experience. She received both her B.S.W. and M.S.W. from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and her Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Togo-Malm enlists an anti-racist and anti-oppressive pedagogy in her classroom and has over 20 years of experience working in domestic violence prevention, child welfare, and curriculum development and training.

    She has both global and domestic experience working with underserved populations in Japan, China, Ghana, Canada, and the United States. Her research interest includes anti-racist social work practice, multicultural education, community organizing, immigrant and refugee women’s health.
Younsook Anna Yeo

Younsook Anna Yeo

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. 2013, University of South Carolina
  • M.A.S. 2012, University of South Carolina
  • M.S.W. 2005, University of South Carolina
  • Areas of expertise: Disparities in health and healthcare, health of immigrants, women's health, rural health, e-health and gerontological social work. Research interests: Welfare reform and elderly immigrants, health disparities among racial/ethnic groups, health-information technology use among marginalized populations.

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