School Leadership

Judy PostmusJudy L. Postmus, PhD, MSW, Dean and Professor (p) 410-706-7794
Video Introduction to Dean Postmus
Appointed July 2020

Mailing Address:

Judy L. Postmus, PhD, MSW
Dean and Professor
University of Maryland School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


David Flinchbaugh, Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations (p) 410-706-2357

Neijma Celestine-Donnor, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

Jodi J. Frey, MSW, PhD, Associate Dean for Research (p) 410-706-3607"

Bethany R. Lee, PhD, Professor and Director of the PhD and Postdoctoral Programs (p) 410-706-3809

Amanda Lehning, MSW, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (p) 410-706-3831

Henriette Taylor, Assistant Dean for Student Services (p) 443-571-4386

Shelly Wiechelt, PhD, Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program (UMBC) (p) 410-455-2137 (f) 410-455-2974

Cherita F. Adams, MBA, MS, Assistant Dean for Administration & Strategic Initiatives (p) 410-706-5081

Matt Conn, Assistant Dean of Communications (p) 410-706-4542

Sam Little, PhD, Associate Dean for Field Education (p) 410-706-7187

Bronwyn Mayden, PhD, Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Promise Heights (p) 410-706-2077

David Pitts, MBA, Assistant Dean for Informatics (p) 410-706-3619

Danielle White, MBA, MS, Associate Dean of Admissions (p) 410-706-6102

Dawn Shafer, MSW, Associate Dean of Student Affairs (p) 410-706-6992

Clark Shah-Nelson, Assistant Dean of Instructional Design and Technology (p) 410-706-6402

Wendy Shaia, EdD, Executive Director, Social Work Community Outreach Service (p) 410-706-5130

Michelle Zabel, Assistant Dean and Director, The Institute for Innovation and Implementation (p) 410-706-8300