Faculty and Staff


Mary Carlsen
Professor and Department Chair

Professor of Social Work and Department Chair B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S.W., University of Washington, Seattle


Susan Smalling
Assistant Professor & Director of Field Education Ph.D, MSW, LISW

Susan Smalling is an assistant professor and the field coordinator for the St. Olaf College Social Work and Family Studies Department.

Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies

Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies; M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work; A.B., Davidson College

Deb Clark
Administrative Academic Assistant

Deb keeps the office running smoothly.