Department of Social Work

Dr. Joy Borah, CHAIR



Ph.D. Community Development and Adult Education. University of Toronto, Canada (1999). Special Focus: Critical Global and Community Issues.

M.A. Social Work. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bombay, India (1987).

M.A. Sociology. University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (1992).

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Participatory research methods
  • Social work practice with immigrant populations
  • Response of social work education to global issues.


Office: Stevens Hall 543
Fall 2014 Office Hours:
Monday-11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday-11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday-11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday-11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday-2:00-3:00 p.m.
Phone: 256-765-4526