Elizabeth Patterson Roe

Education

  • Ph.D. in Social Work, Memorial University, School of Social Work, 2015
  • Masters in Social Work, church social work concentration, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2001
  • B.A. Social Work, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1998

Experience

  • 2012-present, Associate Professor of Social Work, Malone University
  • 2007-12, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Malone University
  • 2006-09, U.S. liaison for the Veritas Romanian Studies Program
  • 2001-06, Coordinator of Social Services, Ventas, Educator, Romanian Studies Program

Recent Scholarly Work

  • (2016) “International Social Work: A Faith Based, Anti-Oppressive Approach, 5th edition.” In Scales, T.L.  & Kelly, M.S. (Eds.) Christianity and social work: Readings on the integration of Christian faith and social work practice. Botsford: NACSW
  • (2016) How does Christian community development impact a community?  Peer reviewed presentation at the NACSW National Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
  • (2015). Faith Perspectives on International Practicums. Peer reviewed presentation at NACSW National Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • (2014). How can international social work practicums benefit participants? A Qualitative study. Peer reviewed presentation at The Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Program Meeting.
  • (2012) “International Social Work: A Faith Based, Anti-Oppressive Approach,” In Scales, T.L. & Kelly, M.S., (Eds.), 4th edition. Christianity and social work: Readings on the integration of Christian faith and social work practice (p. 371-386). Botford: NACSW
  • (2004) “Globalization and Social Work Practice in Romania” in Tan, Ngoh Tiong, Rowlands Allison (Eds.), Social Work Around the World III: Globalization, Social Welfare and Social Work (pp. 61-94), Auckland, Australia: International Federation of Social Workers.
  • (2004) “Offering hope in Romania: Efforts to empower through cross-cultural social work”: Social Work and Christianity, Summer, Vol. 31, 2.

Teaching Assignments

  • Introduction to Professional Practice of Social Work
  • Professional Issues and Social Work
  • Social Work Methods III (Community and Organizational Development)
  • Global Practice
  • The College Experience
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Sophomore Field Seminar
  • Junior Field Seminar
  • Senior Field Seminar
  • Community-Based Cross Cultural Experience
  • Coordinate field placements for sophomore, junior, and senior social work students, recruitment of new sites domestically and internationally, orientation and training of field instructors