SWRK 250 Social Welfare Policy
SWRK 500 Graduate Thesis/Project
SWRK 501 Advanced Research Methods and Capstone Project
Sac CT sites for each of these courses can be accessed by students
Prof. Jude M. Antonyappan, an international educator, scholar,
and organizational consultant, obtained her doctorate in social welfare from the
University of California, Berkeley. A Fulbright
scholar, she also served as a reviewer for the U.S.
International Council of Educationís Fulbright Specialist faculty applications and
recommended qualified social work faculty as Fulbright Specialists to
several countries. Her research interests are international development with special reference to women and child welfare, international diplomacy, minority group expereinces and assertive skills, social capital, integrative intelligence, sexual intelligence in terms of self efficacy and self worth as modulated by internal locus of control, and appreciative intelligence. Since 2012, she serves on the Board of Directors of the
University Enterprises of CSUS; and on its Personnel Committee. She served on several key university comittees, such as the Committee on Diversity and Equality, Academic Policies Committee, University Curriculum Committee, the Faculty Senate, and the College of Health and Human Services' Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee and the Academic Council, offering mindful and efficient service and leadership. She serves as California
State University, Sacramento’s Global Ambassador to India since the summer of 2015 and she is actively
involved in the promotion of international education programs. She developed new graduate courses to help students acheive their educational goals with the required competencies as per the Educational and policy standards and continues to help them graduate successfully.
She maintains an active research agenda including review of grant applications, publishing books and articles; and making presentations at national and
During her long teaching career at Sac State, she is evaluated as an excellent teacher and as a mentor who
advocates for student rights. Hundreds of graduate social work students have completed their
thesis/projects under her guidance. She was selected as the "Most Influential Professor in Student Success" by the graduating class of Graduate Social Work students in 2015. She
is a conscious and loving mother of three extraordinary children, whom she
raised as civic minded citizens into successful adulthood in responsible and honorable occupations in life. Working rigorously for five years, she obtained
her black belt in Kenpo style of Karate, practices Zhan zuang style of Tai
Chi, Ayurvedic style of cooking, Bharatanatyam dance form , and enjoys playing
Chess -thus living the gestalt of integrative intelligence. Besides English, she is fluent in Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and holds intermediate fluency in German, Nepali, Sanskrit, and French. She appreciates Latin , particulalry, the Latin Catholic prayers. She is an avid supporter of organizational processes that are rooted in social justice and love. Her fundamental committment is working toward creating a world of equal opportunities for every child for its own being and self actualization, iirespective of the circumstances of its origin of family..