Jennifer Martin

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Social Work
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2007

j.l.martin3@tcu.edu | 817-257-4592

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Education

Ph.D., University of Denver (2015)
MSW, University of Michigan (2000)
BS, Pennsylvania State University (1998)

Courses Taught

Human Behavior in the Social Environment 2 (bachelor’s and master’s level)
Diversity & Social Justice (bachelor’s level)
Death & Dying (bachelor’s level)
Introduction to Social Work (bachelor’s level)
Administration & Management (master’s level)

Areas of Focus

Social Work Macro Practice, Gerontology, Administration and Program Evaluation Consultation to Non-Profits, Organizational Cultural Competency

Program Evaluation Reports:

*Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Focus Groups – Texas Christian University

*Evaluation of the RISE Program – Longmont Housing Authority

Dissertation: Organizational Strategies for Addressing Disparities Among Marginalized Older Adults

1. Bailey, D., Mizrahi, T., Sander, R., Homan, M., Alleyne, S., Burghardt, S., Abramovitz, M., & Martin, J. (2017, November). Making the Grand Challenges Matter with Macro Methods: The Special Commission Partnership. Paper presented at the Council for Social Work Education – Dallas, TX.

2. Martin, J. (2016, November). Propelling families out of poverty: Public housing and social services collaborations. Paper presented at the Council for Social Work Education – Atlanta, GA.

3. Soska, T., Mizrahi, T., Sanders, B., & Martin, J. (2016, November). Next-generation macro practitioners: Engaging students in macro practice. Paper presented at the Council for Social Work Education – Atlanta, GA.

4. Martin, J. (2015, October). Organizational strategies for addressing disparities among marginalized older adults. Paper presented at the Council for Social Work Education – Denver, CO.

5. Martin, J., & Yuskis, K. (2013, November). Grounded Theory for the Recruitment, Education & Retention of Gerontological Social Workers. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education – Dallas, TX.

6. Martin, J., Haffejee, B., Langenderfer, L., & Clark, L. (2013, August). Factors influencing the professional facilitation of the discussion of oppression. Paper presented at the Pedagogy of Privilege Conference: The University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work – Denver, CO

7. Haffejee, B., Martin, J., & Langenderfer, L. (2013, August). Micro-aggression experiences of graduate students: Development of the Micro-Aggression Scale. Paper presented at the Pedagogy of Privilege Conference: University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work – Denver, CO.

8. Martin, J. (2012, November). An Innovative Approach to Gerontological Field Education, at the BSW Level. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education – Washington, DC.

Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship – University of Denver

Henry Welch Scholarship in Aging – Colorado Gerontological Society

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship – University of Denver

Research to Practice Institute Award – Network for Social Work Management

Pre-Dissertation Initiative Award – AGE SW Gerontological Social Work

Doctoral fellowship – University of Denver

Executive Director Award for Excellence in Employee Training – Boston Senior Home Care

Association of Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA) – Board Member
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
National Association of Social Work (NASW)

*Board Member of the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA)
*Non Profit Organizational Consultant
*Faculty Adviser, TCU Student Association of Social Work
*Conducted Focus Groups for the TCU Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
*Steering Committee Member, National Association of Social Work (NASW), Committee on Race, Equity, Accountability & Leadership (REAL)
*Core Member, TCU Comparative Race and Ethnicity (CRES) Interdisciplinary Initiative
*Liaison to the TCU Human Animal Relationships Minor
*Academic Adviser