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Mark Kaufman

Director BSW/Associate Professor
Social Work
School of Applied Studies
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Washington Univ in St Louis, Bachelor of Arts
Washington Univ in St Louis, Master of Social Work
Washington Univ School of Law, Juris Doctor
Saint Louis University, Master of Business Admin.
Academic History
1998 - Joined Washburn University faculty
Scholarly Interests/Activities
  • Evolutionary Psychology and Social Work Practice
  • Multicultural Social Work Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice
Service Interests/Activities
  • Washburn University Faculty Senate representative
  • Chairperson, Curriculum, Policy, and Governance Committee, Department of Social Work
Career Accomplishments
  • Received tenure at Washburn University, 2004
  • MSW Program Director for two years (2002-2004)
  • Eleven years of full-time, post-MSW, experience as a clinical social worker
  • Seven years of full-time experience as a practicing attorney
  • Graduate of Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences (Postgraduate Psychotherapy Program, 1990)
  • Paul Pruyser Award for Professional Writing, 1990, Menninger AlumniĀ  Association
  • Author, or co-author, of seven articles in peer-reviewed academic journals