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Linda Cummins, PhD

Full Professor, School of Education

Linda Cummins, PhD


Areas of Expertise:

  • 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


  • 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