Susanna Jones

Director & Professor

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Susanna Jones, PhD, MSW received her undergraduate degree from California State University at Northridge with a major in Psychology, and her Masters of Social Work from San Jose State University. Dr. Jones received her PhD in Social Welfare along with a Women’s Studies Certificate from the City University of New York, Graduate Center. Dr. Jones came to SF State as the Director of the school of social work in August, 2016. Prior to assuming the position of director at SF State, Dr. Jones was a tenured faculty member at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY for over 15 years. Dr. Jones has taught across the curriculum in both undergraduate and graduate courses. Her scholarship and research are best described as an examination of the intersections of social policy, social work practice, feminism and justice surrounding constructs of citizenship, immigrants and immigration policy and practice. Lastly, although Dr. Jones is new to the school of social work at SF State. However, she brings a wealth of experience (a) in social work education, (b) in administrative duties to run social work programs, and (c) in post masters practice