Social Work Faculty

  • June 17, 2024

    Gimm, a Health Administration and Policy faculty member, and Inoue, a Social Work faculty member, have both contributed significant research to support healthy aging and improve the well-being of older adults and family caregivers.  

  • May 29, 2024

    Interprofessional research study from George Mason University found that family caregivers of older adults living with dementia experienced a 15% drop in stress after a 9-week online peer support program  

  • Thu, 08/30/2018 - 21:40

    Evelyn P. Tomaszewski, MSW, ACSW, is MSW Program Director and an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work. Tomaszewski brings over 25 years of experience as a public health social worker practicing in in the US and globally.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:30

    Dr. Tompkins, Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Affairs and Professor, teaches human behavior, research, and gerontology courses in the Social Work Department. She is interested in developing new programs for undergraduate students and developing innovations in distance education.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:27

    Holly Matto, PhD, LCSW-C is a Professor in the Department of Social Work in the College of Public Health at Mason. Dr. Matto values interdisciplinary collaborations and has established research relationships with colleagues in social work, bioengineering, mathematics, visual and performing arts and others at Mason that have resulted in grant-funded projects.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Dr. Carol Cleaveland is an Associate Professor of Social Work at George Mason University. She teaches SOCW 674 Psychopathology, SOCW 645 Community Clinical Practice and SOCW 653 Immigration Policy. Dr. Cleaveland also serves as a training coordinator for Mason’s VA SBIRT grant.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Dr. Inoue is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work. Her research focus is primarily on older adults with declined health who are vulnerable to losing autonomy and dignity.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Dr. Emily S. Ihara is a professor and chair of the Department of Social Work. Ihara’s research interests focus on interventions, policies, and system changes necessary to eliminate health inequities for vulnerable populations across the life course.