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Martin McDonell, PhD

Part Time Faculty of Social Work, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Homelessness
  • Child welfare services


  • Houseless verses Homeless: A look at the Native Hawaiian homeless population.


  • MSW, 1995, California State University Long Beach
  • PhD- social work, 2014, University of Utah

Selected Professional Experience:

  • 1989-1994 Mental Health Counselor
  • 1995-2002 Child Protective Services, Orange County Social Services Agency, CA.
  • 2002- to present Fulltime professor in higher education, specifically BSW and MSW programs.