Faculty and Staff


Mary Carlsen, MSW, LISW
Professor and Department Chair

M.S.W., University of Washington, Seattle, B.A., St. Olaf College;


Erica J.W. Kanewischer, Ph.D, LMFT
Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D University of Minnesota, M.S. Seattle Pacific University, B.A. St. Olaf College.


Lisa Moore, Ph.D, LICSW
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


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

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve, M.A., University of Minnesota Duluth, B.A., St. Olaf College.


Deb Clark
Administrative Academic Assistant

Deb keeps the office running smoothly.