- D.S.W., University of Utah
- M.S.W., University of Kansas
- B.A., Washburn University
Dr. Robert Wertkin, former director of the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs and former director of the School of Social Work, joined the faculty in 1981. He has taught courses in research, social welfare policy, social work practice with individuals and families, and organizational analysis.
Wertkin's interests include victimology, child welfare, organizational culture, toxic behavior in the workplace and program analysis. He has directed numerous international research projects in Croatia, the Netherlands and elsewhere. He also maintains a private consultation business for social welfare agencies.