Dr. Dorrance Kennedy
Office: Lauretta J. Taylor Building, Room 211
Ed.D., Fayetteville State University
MSW, Southern University
BS, Hampton University
Dorrance Kennedy, Ed.D., LCSW is Assistant Professor/Assistant Director of Field Education at Fayetteville State University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Hampton University in Virginia, Master of Social Work degree from Southern University in New Orleans and his Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University. His dissertation was entitled "Factors influencing the academic progression of African American male students in selected North Carolina universities." Dr. Kennedy has presented his research at national conferences including the Council on Social Work Education.
Dr. Kennedy’s professional experience focuses on children and families. He was a public school social worker in Louisiana, Missouri and Illinois. He has also served as a Rites of Passage mentor for teenage youth. He has completed training at the United Way Multicultural Leadership Development Program and the Institute for Community Leadership.
SWRK 220 -Intro to Human Svc
Social Work and Spirituality
Brown, T.M., Marquez, M., Perkins, G., Kennedy, D. (2016). The Value of a Social Work Degree: Public Social Service Agency Directors' Views, Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 3 (2), 1-6.
Marquez, M., Dilday, C., & Kennedy, D. (2015). U.S. military response to domestic civil unrest: Implications for social work. Research Institute for Progression of Knowledge, 2(5), 16-20.