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Carla Fagan

Dr. Carla Fagan, Ph.D., ACSW
Adjunct Professor

Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 235
Phone: 910-672-1210
Fax : 910-672-1755


Dr. Fagan is an adjunct professor at Fayetteville State University and she teaches full-time at Methodist University in August 2011 after teaching full time for one year at Southwest Minnesota State University, where she also served as Director of Field Instruction and Student Social Work Association Advisor. She began teaching as an adjunct in 2001 at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. She also taught at Brooklyn College (CUNY) and Yeshiva University's Stern College.

It was her very positive experience as an adjunct that motivated her to return to school for her doctorate, which she earned in May 2010, allowing her to fulfill her desire to teach full time in a university. Her dissertation examined the impact of demographics, social support and health beliefs on adherence to hemodialysis treatment regimen. Her 20 years as a nephrology social worker inspired this dissertation topic.

Dr. Fagan has over 30 years of practice experience in the areas of juvenile justice, child welfare, AIDS services, nursing home services and nephrology social work. Her community interests include homeless services, working to achieve social justice, and policy advocacy.


Teaching Courses

SWRK 574- Multicultural Practice with Diverse Populations

SWRK 605 - Special Topics: Groups

Research Interest

Health disparities, Ethics, and Aging

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