Bradley Hall 130
Ph.D. Candidate, Social Work, Loyola University Chicago
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, New York University
John was born in Peoria, Ill. He is a graduate of New York University with an M.S.W. He has received his L.C.S.W. He received three years of scholarship training from Hunter College in New York City in psychoanalytic theory. John has worked extensively in mental health in the South Bronx inpatient and outpatient services, including providing consultation, supervision and training to M.S.W. graduate students, Ph.D. psychology interns and medical students. He has also provided training and supervision regarding treatment services to clients who had substance abuse and psychiatric illness co-existing. John has been at Bradley for over ten years.
John teaches Introduction to Social Work Welfare, Introduction to Social Welfare Policy, Human Behavior, and Social Work Practice with individuals.
John’s research ideas are related to issues of diversity, most particularly race. John’ is very interested in the epistemology and ontology of social work practice and theory. His dissertation is exploring racial transference in trans-racial therapy.
John is active in presenting at conferences local and out of state. He is presently on the committee for redevelopment of subsidizing housing in the area.