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Paul Brinker

Graduate Field Practicum Coordinator and Instructor

Graduate Field Practicum Coordinator and Instructor

Email: pwbrinker@siu.edu
Phone: (618)-453-2243 

Education – B.S.W., Southern Illinois University Carbondale. M.S.W. – Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Experience – Worked for the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) for 26 years, 19 in supervision, starting as a contract employee ...read full profile >>

Sarah Buila

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Sarah Buila

E-mail: sdbuila@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-1247

Sarah Buila has obtained a Doctorate of Philosophy and Social Work at the University of Illinois, May 2005. Masters of Social Work, Southern Illinois University, 1993. Bachelor of Arts, General Studio Art, Southern Illinois University, 1989 Clinical Practice ...read full profile >>

Elaine Jurkowski

Professor

Elaine Jurkowski

E-mail: etjurkow@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-1200

Dr. Jurkowski was previously an Assistant Professor at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She has held administrative and research positions for The Illinois Public Health Leadership Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Jurkowski began her social ...read full profile >>

Saliwe Kawewe

Professor

Saliwe Kawewe

E-mail: smkawewe@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-3359

Saliwe Kawewe, B.S.W., M.S.W., Ph.D. Dr. Kawewe is a Professor and former Graduate Program Director in the School of Social Work at SIUC where she has been a faculty member since 1996. She obtained her Ph.D. from Saint Louis University in 1985, an M.S.W. from George Warren Brown School ...read full profile >>

Nina Koen

Undergraduate Field Practicum Coordinator

Nina Koen

Email: nkoen@siu.edu
Phone: (618) 453-1213

Experience – Worked in adolescent substance abuse for two years. She worked as an Adoption Specialist for a private agency that provided foster care placements, adoption, pregnancy care, and counseling services for almost six years. She worked with the perspective adoptive parents to ...read full profile >>

Dona Reese

Professor

Dona Reece

2nd floor--Pulliam [west]
E-mail: dona.reese@gmail.com
Phone: (618) 453-3616

After completion of her MSW, Dr. Reese worked as a social worker for 15 years. She has experience in emergency foster care, eating disorders, residential treatment for children, domestic violence, child neglect, physical and sexual abuse of children, emergency room and hospice social work, ...read full profile >>

Elisabeth Reichert

Professor

Elisabeth Reichert

E-mail: reichert@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-1216

Curriculum Vitae

Education: Diplom Sozialarbeiterin (Masters of Social Work), Fachhochschule fuer Sozialwesen, Mannheim, Germany; MSSW, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Ph.D. in Health Education, University of Tennessee at Knoxville. PUBLICATIONS: Social Work and Human Rights, Second Edition: A ...read full profile >>

Hussein Soliman

Professor, Coordinator/Director

Hussein Soliman

E-mail: soliman@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-5358

Dr. Soliman is currently, the Coordinator/ Director of social work at SIU, He has rejoined the school of social work in 2004. He has many experience in research and services on the national and international levels. He was the co-chair and chair of the Disaster & traumatic stress ...read full profile >>

Patricia Welch Saleeby

Undergraduate Program Director and Associate Professor

Patricia Welch Saleeby

Email: saleebyp@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2243

Dr. Patricia Welch Saleeby is an Associate Professor at the SIUC School of Social Work. She is a leading expert on disability in social work and public health – recognized internationally for her scholarly work promoting the International Classification of Functioning, ...read full profile >>