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Researcher Bio

Ann Crandell-Williams Assistant Professor and Field Placement Coordinator

Phone: 906-227-1115 Office: 2408 Jamrich Hall Email:

Education MSW, Michigan State University, 2003

Courses taught at NMU SW 230 Human Behavior in the Social Environment SW100 Exploring Social Work SW473/474 Senior Seminar SW 480/481 Field Instruction SW370 Generalist Practice Methods I CJ263 Criminology

Teaching and Professional History 2013 – Present: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI Assistant Professor and Field Placement Coordinator

2007-2013: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI Adjunct Faculty

2011 –2013: Marquette Branch Prison, Marquette, MI Mental Health Case Manager

2011: Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, MI Psychiatric Social Worker

Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan 2000-2011:Program Director, Marquette, MI 1997-2000: Lakes Area Program Supervisor, Newberry, MI 1995-1996: Front Line Staff Member

1996: Schoolcraft County Probate/Juvenile Court, Manistique, MI Juvenile Probation Officer

Research Interests Assessing performance and employability factors among BSW students

Teaching Philosophy/Profile Ann is a relatively new full-time faculty member at NMU. She has eighteen years of social work experience, working primarily with adolescent youth but also in mental health and criminal justice settings. She has facilitated training workshops locally and nationally on various topics, primarily related to working with adolescents and sexual aggression. Ann is a licensed social worker in the state of Michigan, holding both clinical and macro designations. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Ann is originally from the Eastern Upper Peninsula and has lived in the Harvey area for the past fourteen years. She is married and is a proud, adoptive and biological parent of five children, ages 2 to 27 years.


PRIME, interdisciplinary, research