JosephAnderson.jpgJoseph Anderson, PhD, ACSW

Professor, Division of Social Work

Mariposa Hall Rm 5041

(916) 278-7174


Professional Degrees

  • MSW, West Virginia University
  • MEd , University of Pennsylvania
  • PhD in Social Work, University of Maryland

Teaching Experience

Shippensburg University of Pennyslvania: University of Maryland; University of Hawaii;  National University of Singapore; University of St Thomas; Norfolk State University: Sacramento State University

Research & Publications

Two texts on Social Work Practice; Two texts and one book on Social Work with Groups; One text ( coauthored) on Diversity; Thirty-six refereed journal articles and book chapters on research on practice, group process, diversity and social work education; Numerous conference presentations

Practice Experience

Clinical Director, Loysville Youth Development Center: Clinical Private Practice with Adolescents and Families: Consultant and Trainer on Group and Family-Centered Practice in child welfare, mental health, health, corrections, and substance abuse


  • SWRK 204A 03 Social Work Practice
  • SWRK 204A 04 Social Work Practice