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 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...
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.
Grossman, B. & McCormick, K. (2003). "Preparing Social Work Students for Interdisciplinary Practice: Learnings from a Curriculum Development Project." Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 7(1/2), 97-115.
Grossman, B. & Drabble, L. (1999 March/April). What Addiction Professionals Need To Know About...
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.
Before coming to Berkeley in 1990, he served as the program director for the Highland Hospital Department of Psychiatry and as director of Alameda County's Community Crisis Response Program. He continues to deliver crisis intervention...
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.
Professor Midanik taught her first course at the School in 1984, while serving as a health evaluation analyst at Kaiser Permanente. She first joined the faculty as an assistant professor in health services and continued her research collaborations with Kaiser's Division...
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.
Miller, S. (2011). Creating efficiency in social services.
Miller, L.S. & Pruger, R. (1991). Efficiency and The Social Services: Part A and Part B,...
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.
Runyan, W. M. (2013). Psychobiography and the Psychology of Science: Encounters With Psychology, Philosophy, and Statistics. Handbook of the...
Paul Terrell is lecturer and coordinator of academic programs emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. His research focuses on social policy, particularly the financing and organization of social welfare programs and public voluntary sector relationships and contracting.
Yu-Wen Ying is professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare. Her research considers family and mental health across cultures and how they are influenced by the experience of immigration. Specific research topics of interest include mental health among Asian Americans, immigrant and refugee family relationships, cross-cultural adaptation, acculturation and ethnic identity formation, treatment and prevention of mental health disorders among ethnic minority populations and cross-cultural competence. Dr. Ying’s work also considers the relationship between spirituality and social work.