The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Adjunct Professor of Social Work

Adjunct Professor of Social Work

W. Randolph Herman, Ed.D., LICSW

Professor Emeritus
Phone: 651-642-1783

2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: SCB 201

Committees and positions

  1. Co-director of Hartford Foundation Geriatric Enrichment Grant
  2. Chair University of St. Thomas Discipline Committee
  3. Practice Content
  4. Field Content
  5. Adviser to Beta Epsilon Chapter, Alpha Beta Mu National Social Work Honor Society
  6. Minority Retention Committee

Courses taught:

  • Clinical Supervision and Program Management
  • Mexico Semester - BSW semester ofr Consortium of Minnesota Schools of Social Work
  • Practice with Individuals, Groups, and Families
  • Community Action and Development
  • Interpersonal Violence
  • BSW Field Internships

Current research interests:

  • ESL and undergraduate social work education
  • aging and intergenerational practice
  • end of life planning
  • student debt
  • experiential educations/service learning.
  • HIV/AIDS:  care management, issues of loss
  • Frail Elderly:  85+, accumulative loss and decision making
  • Orientation to aging life
  • Social woker safety and client safety: shared responsibility

Academic experience:

  • B.A., Vanderbilt University
  • M.S.W., University of Maryland
  • M.Ph., Massey University
  • Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Practice experience:    Worked with:

  •  Severe and persistent mental illness
  • Continuing care centers
  • Outpatient care directors
  • Court mediation
  • Grief and loss issues
  • Family therapy
  • Violent men/group work

Association memberships and affiliations:

  • NASW
  • Minnesota Coalition of Licensed Social Workers
  • LICSW-Licensure:  California/Florida/Minnesota

Minnesota Coalition of Licensed Social Workers - Social Work Effectiveness Annotated Bibliography