Social Work

University of Mississippi

Faculty and Staff

The social work faculty at Ole Miss is quite diverse in terms of educational background and work experience. Prior to joining the faculty, the instructors worked in such areas as public welfare, child welfare, mental health, gerontology, and marital and family counseling.

Faculty

Mark Loftin

Interim Chair, Social Work
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Applied Sciences
Professor of Exercise Science

Susan C Allen

MSW Program Director
Associate Professor of Social Work

Younghee Lim

Ph.D. Program Director
Associate Professor of Social Work

Desiree Stepteau Watson

BSW Program Director
Associate Professor of Social Work

Jennifer Lynn Buford

BSW Field Education Director
Clinical Instructor

Amy K Fisher

MSW Field Education Director
Associate Professor of Social Work

Misa Kayama

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Yi Jin Kim

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Na Youn Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Teresa A. Lefmann

Assistant Professor of Social Work

C. Shane Robbins

Instructor in Social Work

Steven Soifer

Professor of Social Work

Saijun Zhang

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Staff

Drew D Lefmann

Coordinator Advising Recruitment and Retention
Director of Affiliation and Service Agreements, School of Applied Sciences

Aurelia Poe

Staff Assistant

Chair

Mark Loftin

Interim Chair, Social Work
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Applied Sciences
Professor of Exercise Science

Emeritus

Carol Minor Boyd

Professor Emerita of Social Work

Debra J Moore

Associate Professor of Social Work and Field Education Director

James D. Stafford

Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work

Jo Ann O’Quin

Professor Emerita of Social Work