Associate Professor, College Of Social Work
Associate Dean for Graduate Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Graduate School
CSWE Anti-Racism in Social Work Education Task Force .
Position : Member & Co-Chair, Workgroup for Conferences & Faculty Development .
Council on Social Work Education, Council on Conferences and Professional Development.
Position : Chair.
Courses I Teach
Instructional Theory and Practice
The purpose of this course is to assist doctoral students in developing a beginning philosophy and a framework for teaching in higher education. The course is designed to provide opportunities for developing knowledge, skills, and frameworks that can increase teaching effectiveness.
- Gharbi, V. & Baffour, T. D. (2022). Advancing culturally disruptive pedagogies to dismantle anti-Black racism in the generalist social work curriculum. In L. S. Abrams, S. Edmonds Crewe, A. J. Dettlaff, & J. H. Williams (Eds.), Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice: Reckoning with Our History, Interrogating Our Present, Re-Imagining Our Future. Oxford University Press.
- Osteen, P., Castillo, J, Morris, R.C & Baffour T.D. (2021). Professional values, gatekeeping, and motivations for seeking the MSW degree. Journal of Social Work Education.
- Chonody, J, Sultsman, V. & Baffour, T.D. (2020). A scoping review of college students’ attitudes toward the environment: Implications for integrating environmental justice education into social work. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Education in Social Work, 23 (2), 3-21.
- Parker, M. A., Baffour, T., & Cruz, L. (2018). The i3 model: Rethinking how faculty teach quality online and blended courses. In 13th International Conference on e-Learning, (pp. 323-XVII). Academic Conferences International Limited.
- Gourdine, R.M. & Baffour, T.D. (2004). Maximizing learning: Evaluating a competency-based training program for field instructors. The Clinical Supervisor, 23(1), 33-53.
- Gourdine, R.M. & Sanders, T. (2003). Missed opportunities and unlimited possibilities: Teaching disability content in schools of social work. In S. D. Miller (Ed.), Disability and the Black Community (pp. 207-219). Routledge.