Image of Lissa SchwanderAssociate Professor
Anspach Hall 034E
Phone: (989) 774-7467


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2014
  • M.S.W., Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, 1997
  • Bachelor's Degree with Honors, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, 1988

Areas of Teaching Expertise

  • Diversity and Inequality in North America
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Social Welfare Policy Analysis

Research Interests

  • The role of Intercultural development in social work educatiion
  • Women, families and immigration