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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Profile

 AANoMug-Female   Name:  Shamika Wright 
Title:  Child Welfare Scholarship Program Coordinator, Center for Social Welfare Research and Assessment 
MSW, University of South Carolina
BSW, Columbia College
Office:  112 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-3378 
Web:  Child Welfare Scholars Program  
child welfare

Ms. Wright is a Project Coordinator with the Center for Social Welfare Research and Assessment, housed within the Department of Social Work. She earned an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Columbia College, and a Masters of Social Work from the University of South Carolina with a concentration in Individuals, Families, and Groups. Ms. Wright has more than seven years of experience in child welfare practice in non-profit and for-profit settings in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Currently she serves as project Coordinator for the Child Welfare Scholars Program. In this role, she is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and instruction of child welfare scholars in preparation for employment in public child welfare practice. Ms. Wright also instructs two child welfare courses: SCWK 523 Families and Children: Policies and Service, and SCWK 533 Families and Children: Practice and Trends.