Linda Cummins, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
lcummins@ncu.edu

Areas of Expertise:Linda Cummins
• Distance Education
• Delivery System Analysis
• Homelessness (youth, women, families, MI, and addicted populations) in urban and rural contexts
• Policy Analysis
• Policy Issue Campaigns
• Political Advocacy
• Rural Women
• Technology in Social Work Education
• Research Methodology

Education:
• Ph.D., The Ohio State University
• MSW, The Ohio State University
• BES, Thomas Moore College

Selected Publications • Social work skills for direct practice: text, workbook, and web-based interactive case studies, Allyn & Bacon (2012)
• Policy practice for social workers: new strategies for a new era [w/ interactive software], Allyn & Bacon (2011)
• Social work skills demonstrated: beginning direct practice [w/workbook, CD and website] Allyn & Bacon (2006)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Interim Director, Ph.D. Program, Barry University School of Social Work
• Assistant Professor, Indiana University
• Assistant Professor, Illinois State University
• Founder and Consultant, Windmill Technologies