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About Michael Sherr, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Sherr joined the faculty at Cedarville University in 2018. Dr. Sherr is a Jewish believer who came to faith in Jesus Christ as a young adult. He has been a full-time educator since 2004 and has held administrative positions for more than seven years at both faith-based and secular universities. Dr. Sherr is an internationally recognized Christian scholar with more than $4 million in externally funded research and 80 publications, including three books. He is currently writing his fourth book with Oxford University Press. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Dr. Sherr has a decade of practice experience serving in behavioral health, hospital, and hospice settings.

Positions

Present Chair, Department of Social Work, Cedarville University
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Present Professor of Social Work, Cedarville University Department of Social Work
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Disciplines



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Honors and Awards

  • Alumni of the Year, University of North Carolina Greensboro - 2012
  • Young Scholar Award, University of Hong Kong, Joint World Conference for Social Work and Social Development - 2010
  • Outstanding Research Assistant Award, Social Work Department at University of North Carolina Greensboro - 1997
  • Highest Grade Point Average Award. School of Human Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro - 1997
  • Stern Ruskin Award for Outstanding Work in Gerontology, School of Human Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro - 1997
  • Stern Ruskin Award for Outstanding Work in Gerontology, School of Human Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina Greensboro - 1996

Courses

  • Social Work Practice with Multicultural Groups (SWK 3020)
  • Statistics for Social Workers (SWK 4610)

Education

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2003 Ph.D., University of South Carolina ‐ College of Social Work
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1998 M.S.W., University of South Carolina
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1997 B.S. in Social Wiork, University of North Carolina
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Contact Information

Department of Social Work
Cedarville University
APP 122
937-766-7677

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Dissertation (1)

Books (3)

Book Chapters (6)

Refereed Publications (40)