Current Faculty

Richard P. Barth, Professor and Chair, Executive Committee of the Grand Challenges for Social Work

Research Interests: He has directed more than 70 studies related to child welfare services, children’s behavioral health, pregnancy prevention, and child abuse prevention.  He is the Chair of the Grand Challenges for Social Work’s Executive Committee and has been honored by SSWR, NASW, the American Psychological Association (Div 37), and many other groups for his scholarly contributions.

Email:  | Phone: (410) 706-3371 | Room: 534 SSW/LAW


Lisa Berlin

Lisa Berlin, Professor

Research Interests: Infant-Parent Attachment; Early Parenting; Prevention of Child Maltreatment; Home Visiting; Program Evaluation

Email:  | Phone: (410) 706-6392 | Room: 3E29-D


Sarah Dababnah

Sarah Dababnah, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Services and Support for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Child and Adolescent Mental Health; Sceening of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Early Intervention Services for Young; Children with or At Risk for Developmental Disabilities; Health-Related Issues of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Caregivers; Evidence-based Practices; Disability and Mental Health Policy; Cross-Cultural Comparisons; Global Disability Issues; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods


Email:  | Phone: (410) 706-8076 | Room: 5E39


Erika Lewis

Ericka Lewis, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Child Neglect, Parent Training, Mental Health Services, Prevention Research, Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions

Email:  | Phone: (410) 706-0341 | Room: 3W05