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
2020-present, Director, Center for Intercultural Studies, Malone University
2019-2020, Chair, Department of Social Work, Malone University
2019-present, Professor of Social Work, Malone University
2012-2019, 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
Roe, Elizabeth Patterson (2019). An anti-oppressive model for international practicums. Field Educator. 9(1). pp. 1-27.
Hagues, Rachel. & Roe, Elizabeth Patterson (2018). Introduction to Welcoming the Sojourner. Social Work and Christianity. 45(3). pp. 3-9.
Roe, Elizabeth P. & Bushnell, Jenny. (2018). Refugee Empowerment and Faith Communities: A Qualitative Study. Social Work and Christianity. 45(3). pp. 35-54.
Roe, Elizabeth Patterson & Ulmer, Kara (November, 2018). Empowering refugees to be rooted in place. Peer reviewed presentation at the National Christian Community Development Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
Roe, Elizabeth Patterson & Endicott, Lanny (October, 2018). Incarnational Living: Ethical Implications for Social Workers. Peer reviewed presentation at NACSW National Conference, Hartford, CT.
Roe, Elizabeth Patterson (November, 2017). Developing an empowering model of refugee resettlement. Peer reviewed presentation at the NACSW National Conference, Charlotte, NC.
(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.
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