Sally Brocksen, PHD

Field Education Director of Social Work, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Sally Brocksen, PHD

Areas of Expertise:

  • Incivility among female professionals
  • Delivery modalities for social work education
  • The impact of welfare policies on low income families



  •  PhD in Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University
  •  Master of Social Work, California State University, Sacramento
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Mary Washington College

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Social worker in clinics serving low-income and uninsured populations. 
  • Fellow in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), analyzing the prevalence of developmental disabilities, including autism.
  • Various academic positions including serving as the Academic Program Director leading the accreditation process for the first fully online MSW program.