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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 
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 Edwards, Tommy   Name:  Tommy Edwards 
Title:  Project Coordinator, Center for Social Welfare Research and Assessment 
Education:
M.S.W., Winthrop University
B.S.W., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Office:  105 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4970 
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Area(s):
Macro Social Work, Program and Process Evaluation of Social Service Programs, Evidenced Based Social Science Research of Vulnerable Populations
Mr. Edwards is a project coordinator for the Center for Social Welfare Research and Assessment in the Department of Social Work. In this position he utilizes evidenced based approaches for program evaluation and assessment to study state supported social welfare programs. He received his Masters degree in Social Work from Winthrop University where he focused his education and research on empowering individuals who are homeless. Edwards has six years of related macro social work experience while honorably serving in the U.S. Navy completing international and domestic aid for poverty stricken communities.