Name:  Kori Bloomquist
Title:  Associate Professor
Education:  Ph.D., Indiana University
M.S.W., Indiana University
B.S.W., Indiana University
Office:  128 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2649



College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty & Staff Profiles

Dr. Kori Bloomquist is an Associate Professor of Social Work and the academic advisor for the Child and Youth Well-being minor at Winthrop University.  She earned her BSW, MSW, and PhD in Social Work from Indiana University.  Prior to coming to Winthrop, Dr. Bloomquist taught for the Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) on the Indianapolis campus.  She has over 10 years of direct practice experience in child welfare and additional practice experience in mental health, disability services, and gerontology.  Dr. Bloomquist's areas of scholarship include pre-adoptive placement disruption, adoption from foster care, state child welfare evaluation, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), attitudes on poverty and social class, and social worker self-care and professional well-being.  Dr. Bloomquist served as research associate for the Title IV-E Waiver Evaluation Project with the IUSSW and Department of Pediatrics from 2012-2020 and as the Interim Director of Winthrop's MSW program in 2017-2018.  Dr. Bloomquist teaches at the BSW and MSW level.  Some of her areas of teaching expertise include generalist practice, leadership, and child welfare policy and practice.