Linda Cummins, PhD

Program Lead - PhD in Education

Linda Cummins photo


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