Faculty & Instructors

  • Bob Birkey

    Adjunct Professor of Social work

    BA, Goshen College, 1969
    MSW, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY FRESNO, 1974
    PHD, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, 1995

    Office: WY 120
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  • Carol Jarvis

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    BSW, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, 1983
    MSW, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, 1984
    PHD, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, 2009

    Office: WY 119
    Phone: (574) 535-7402
    Email:

  • Jeanne Liechty

    Department Chair
    Professor of Social Work, Director of Social Work Program

    BA, Goshen College, 1992
    MSW, SMITH COLLEGE, 1994
    PHD, SIMMONS COLLEGE, 2005

    Office: WY 117
    Phone: (574) 535-7401
    Email:

  • David Lind

    Associate Professor of Sociology, SST Leader Senegal (MA)

    BA, Goshen College, 1997
    MS, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA, 2001
    PHD, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA, 2007

    Office: WY 121
    Phone: (574) 535-7683
    Email:

  • Tom Meyers

    Professor of Sociology

    BA, Goshen College, 1975
    MA, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, 1978
    PHD, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, 1983

    Office: UN 110-E
    Phone: (574) 535-7346
    Email:

  • Gilberto Perez Jr

    Associate Professor of Social Work

    AA, Hesston College, 1992
    BS, Eastern Mennonite University, 1994
    CGS, Eastern Mennonite University, 1997
    MSW, Universidad Interamericana dePuerto Rico, 2001

    Office: WY 118
    Phone: (574) 535-7434
    Email:

  • Zulma Prieto

    Adjunct Professor of Latino Studies

    MA, Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, 1997

    Office: UN 110-M
    Phone: (574) 535-7029
    Email: