Social Work Faculty & Staff

Our dedicated social work faculty may have appointments in other UNE colleges, be affiliated with other respected institutions, or be expert practitioners in the field.

Academic Leadership

Autumn Straw

Autumn Straw, MSW, LCSW

Interim Director of Graduate Programs in Social Work Online

(207) 221-4856

Program Administration

Wanda Anderson

Wanda L. Anderson, M.S.W., LCSW

Practicum Coordinator

(207) 221-4636

Patricia Coccoma, Ed.D., LCSW

Assistant Lecturer

(207) 221-4960

Teaching Online

Rebecca Diggins

Rebecca Diggins, MSW, LCSW

Field Practicum Coordinator

(207) 221-4970


Katharina Gifford

Katharina Gifford

Administrative Assistant

(207) 221-4542

Joy Hammonds

Joy Hammonds

Administrative Assistant / Field Department

(207) 221-4676

Adjunct Faculty

The list below appears in alphabetical order by last name. Click on the arrow to expand biographical information.

Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson, MSW, LCSW

Teaching Online

Erin Benner

Erin Benner, MSW, LCSW

Teaching Online

Judith Boudman

Judith Boudman, M.S.W.

(207) 762-0687

Teaching Online

Heather Burroughs

Heather Burroughs, LCSW

On Campus

Jennifer Crandall

Jennifer Crandall, MSW, LCSW

Teaching Online

Stephen Dougherty

Stephen Dougherty, LMSW, Ph.D

Teaching Online

Diane Dougherty

Diane Dougherty, MSW, LSW

Teaching Online

Jamie Edwards

Jamie Edwards, LCSW

Teaching Online

Heather Gordon

Heather Gordon, MSW, RSW, EdD

Teaching Online

Michell R. Herring

Michell R. Herring, Ph.D., LISW-CP

Teaching Online

Deb Koestner-Rees

Deb Koestner-Rees, MSW, LISW, C-LGBTAPP, C-SUDP

Teaching Online

Jessica McCallister

Jessica McCallister, MSW

(541) 720-2411

Teaching Online

Katherine Murphy

Katherine Murphy, MSW, RSW

Teaching Online

Susan A. Osofsky

Susan A. Osofsky, LCSW

Teaching Online

Lena Pearlman

Lena Pearlman, LCSW

(314) 458-5551

Teaching Online

Jenna Powers

Jenna Powers, MSW

Teaching Online

Brooke Proulx

Brooke Proulx, LCSW

Teaching Online

Judy Robbins

Judy Robbins, LCSW, JD

Teaching Online

Lacey L. Sawyer

Lacey L. Sawyer, LCSW, LADC, CCS

(207) 227-5472

Teaching Online

Penney Siddiqui

Penney Siddiqui, LCSW, MSW

Rachel Dubrow Smith

Rachel Dubrow Smith, LCSW, MSW

Teaching Online

Rachael Weiner

Rachel Weiner, LCSW

Teaching Online



If you have any questions about application requirements, the coursework or program requirements, please speak to one of our enrollment counselors at the email or phone number below.