Jennifer McDaniel is the Field Director in the Department of Social Work at Winthrop. McDaniel served in the department as Assistant Field Director from 2010-2014 before stepping into the director's role. She is responsible for ensuring that the field educational requirements for the BSW and MSW programs are accomplished as required by the department's accrediting body, the Council on Social Work Education.
Prior to joining Winthrop's faculty, McDaniel worked in the Rock Hill community for more than 10 years as a medical social worker and administrator in the field of HIV/AIDS and hospice. She continues to be very committed to addressing community healthcare needs, specifically issues around quality and access for individuals who experience oppression and marginalization.