Emeriti

Bari Cornet

BARI CORNET is field education consultant and lecturer emerita at the School of Social Welfare. She served in the Management and Planning concentration and holds expertise in public health social work with a focus on maternal and child health. Her research interests include definition and implementation of psychosocial services within perinatal health, healthcare delivery through the use of community health workers and increasing access to care for the underserved. 

Cornet earned both her MSW ('85) and MPH ('86) at UC Berkeley.

Jewelle Taylor Gibbs

Jewelle Taylor Gibbs is professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare as well as a clinical psychologist and noted writer. She is the author of Preserving Privilege: California Politics, Propositions, and People of Color (2001), and her research interests include adolescent psychosocial problems, minority mental health, juvenile justice issues, biracial and bicultural identity issues, and urban social policy.

Bart Grossman

Bart Grossman is fieldwork director emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. An expert in social work and field education, Grossman’s research interests also include child welfare and human service organizations.

Rafael Herrera

RAFAEL HERRERA, DCSW, LCSW is a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work. He retired as Berkeley Social Welfare director of admissions in June 2010. He graduated from the School of Social Welfare in 1973 and has over 40 years of experience as a practitioner and administrator in a variety of mental health settings, including private practice.

Ralph Kramer

Ralph Kramer is professor emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. An expert in the field of nonprofit organizations and the welfare state, Dr. Kramer's research focuses on the purchase of service contracting as well as volunteer agencies and citizen participation. His research introduces an international comparative studies frame of reference to these topics. Dr. Kramer's interests also include community development, social planning and developmental disabilities.

Peter Manoleas

Peter Manoleas is fieldwork consultant and lecturer emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. He is an expert on the topics of community behavioral health and disparity reduction strategies.

Lorraine Midanik

Lorraine Midanik is dean and professor emerita of the School of Social Welfare, where she served as a member of the faculty for 27 years. Her research interests include the biomedicalization of social problems, research methodology, health policy, alcohol and drug policy and the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use.

Leonard Miller

Leonard Miller is professor emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. An expert on economics and its relation to social work, Miller’s research seeks to integrate economic theory and quantitative methods to estimate the efficacy of social service and health delivery systems. Miller’s research interests include development, public finance, education and econometrics.

Robert Pruger

Robert Pruger is professor emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. Pruger's research focuses on social policy analysis and organization theory. Pruger's work also considers efficiency in social services.

Wiliam Runyan

William McKinley Runyan is professor emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. An expert in the fields of history, psychology and psychobiography as they relate to social work and social welfare, Runyan's research considers such topics as the history of psychoanalysis and personality psychology, life histories and case histories, adult development and the history and philosophy of the social sciences.