Richard Grinnell

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Richard Grinnell
Professor and Chair of Research
(269) 387-3189
4424 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5354
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School of Social Work
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5354 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A., University of Chicago
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Grinnell joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2004. He has served as an Assistant and Associate Professor for the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Texas (Arlington, TX), a Senior Lecturer and Chair for the Department of Social Work, LaTrobe University (Melbourne, Australia), Associate Dean for the School of Behavioral Sciences, LaTrobe University (Bundoora, Australia), Professor, Assistant Dean, Associate Dean and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary (Calgary, Canada) and Professor and Director of the School of Social Work, Illinois State University (Normal, Ill.). Dr. Grinnell's interest and specialization is in research and statistics. He has extensive teaching experience in research and statistics courses as well as numerous publications and professional presentations.