Dr. Joan Borst

Associate Director of MSW Admissions

Office Address:  
377C DEV

Phone Number:  

Email Address:  
[email protected] 

Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Teaching Areas:
SW322 – Responding to Chronic Illness (Gen. Ed. Issues Course)
SW630 – Ireland Study Abroad
SW354 – Ireland Study Abroad

Professor Borst has 20 years of experience in social work. She has worked with people living with chronic mental illness, therapy with women and couples, the homeless, people living with HIV and AIDS and in Oncology.  She is the author of the text, “Social Work and Health Care: Policy, Practice and Professionalism”, 2010.  Professor Borst taught in Pécs Hungary at the University of Pécs for her Fulbright Scholar Award.


B.A. in Sociology, Calvin College
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Picture of Dr. Joan Borst

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