Michael E. Woolley, MSW, DCSW, PhD



School Affiliation

School of Social Work


  • School Social Work Practice
  • Family Relationships
  • Social Environment Influences on Educational Outcomes


Michael E. Woolley, PhD, MSW, DCSW, is Professor University of Maryland School of Social Work and earned his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Woolley’s interest include social work practice in schools and his scholarship focuses on understudied extended family relationships and how social environments and relationships in families and schools influence educational outcomes for vulnerable groups of students. Dr. Woolley has received awards for his teaching and scholarship and has published two books and more than fifty journal articles and book chapters.

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This information was last updated June 13, 2023.