Mary Houston-Vega, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

FS 4.512

Research Interests

  • Ethical dilemmas and professional liability specific to social work education, current social work practice, and emerging areas of social work practice (e.g. technology, animal assisted activities and therapy, etc.)
  • Practice oriented frameworks for preventing and managing life-endangering situations and crises, (i.e. disasters, suicide, and violence in the work place)
  • Application of transformative pedagogy in teaching in general and culturally competent practice in particular