Brandon Youker, Ph.D., MSSW
Ph.D., Western Michigan University
MSSW, Columbia University BASW, Michigan State University Teaching at GVSU since: August 2012
Phone: 616-331-6585 353 C DeVos Center
Areas of Specialty
Macro-Level Social Work Practice & Issues: Evaluation Theory, Methodology; & Practice; Goal-Free Evaluation; Research on Evaluation; Program Evaluation (e.g., Social Work, Non-Profits, & the Arts); Non-Profit Management & Administration; Grant Writing; Community-Based Teaching & Learning; Experiential Learning Pedagogy; Non-Gender Conforming Children & Human Rights; Qualitative Research Methods; Religious Pluralism.
Evaluation and Evaluation Consulting (e.g., Family Promise of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo Kids In Tune, Crescendo Academy of Music, & Ikus Life Enrichment Services). Workshop & Conference Presenter on Topics Related to Evaluation and Pedagogy. Phi Alpha Honor Society Faculty Advisor & Member.
Former Post-Graduate Social Work Fellow at Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine. Member of the American Evaluation Association, the Michigan Evaluation Association, & the Council on Undergraduate Research.
For Selected Works from Dr. Youker see the following link: http://works.bepress.com/brandon_youker/
Independent Study Options Available