Christopher Robinson, D.Ed., M.S.W., L.S.W.

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BSW Program Director
Assistant Professor, Social Work
Frable Building, 201F

Spring 2022

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Dr. Christopher Wayne Robinson currently serves as assistant professor of social work at Penn State University-Greater Allegheny in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Dr. Robinson is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan who earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from historically Black Jackson State University, a master’s degree in social work and a graduate certificate in human services management from the University of Pittsburgh, and a doctorate in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Robinson is a 2021 recipient of the Pittsburgh Courier Men of Excellence Award and a 2020 honoree of the NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award.

Teaching Interests: Social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, cultural competence
Area(s) of Expertise: Cultural competence and diverse populations, social work practice methods, student persistence to graduation.

Cultural competence and diverse populations
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Social work practice methods
Student persistence to graduation 

Reducing the Cost of Higher Education Through the Invaluable Mission of Community Colleges and Affordable HBCUs, 2021

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, DEd, 2017
University of Pittsburgh, MSW, 2007
Jackson State University, BSW, 2006