Jeannine M. Rowe, PhD, MSW is an Assistant Professor of Social Work. She earned her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Nevada-Reno, and her masters in social work and interdisciplinary doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dr. Rowe has practice and extensive research experience. In her early social work career she worked extensively with adolescents involved in the juvenile and criminal justice system. Her doctoral training focused on older adults and their family caregivers. Dr. Rowe’s primary teaching interests include teaching research methods, social work with groups, and family caregiving and aging. Her primary research interests include evaluating the effectiveness of social work services in aging and health care, fostering university/community partnerships, and development of evaluation tools to assess student outcomes. Currently, Dr. Rowe is co-investigator on a community-based project in which she and colleagues are examining the impact of a care coordination model on health care utilization and patient health outcomes. She has authored over a dozen articles on family caregiving, effectiveness of social work interventions, and social work skills. Dr. Rowe is passionate about animals in social work, and in her spare time conducts pet therapy groups with older military veterans and college students.