Faculty Profiles

Ellen Bogolub

Professor Emeritus
Social Work

Social Work Building Room 201
516.877.4356
516.877.4392
BOGOLUB@adelphi.edu

General Information

Diplomas/Degrees

Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., Rutgers Unversity (1986)

M.S.W., New York University (1973)

B.A. with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Chicago (1970)

Personal Statement

Personal Statement

I selected Social Work education as a career because I wanted to contribute academically to my chosen profession. In the classroom, I seek to engage students experientially as well as intellectually. In addition to presenting theory and research, I also rely on student case material and my knowledge of today’s social agencies, which address an ever-changing array of ethical challenges, funding dilemmas, and client concerns.
In my early scholarship, I focused on divorce and single-parent families. A highlight was my book Helping Families through Divorce (NY: Springer, 1995). Later, due to my experience with Adelphi students employed in child welfare, I moved into the study of foster care. Sabbatical research (conducted during 2003) about foster children’s views concerning their in-care experiences led to numerous conference presentations and articles in peer-reviewed journals. Most recently (2010), I was appointed an Associate Editor at Families in Society, a top-tier social work journal. In this capacity, I work to promote relevance and rigor in the manuscripts chosen for publication.

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