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Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella

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Department:Human Services
Title:Vice President for Professional and Graduate Studies
Background:B.A., Smith College

J.D., University of Connecticut

M.S.W., University of Connecticut

Health Leadership Fellow, Connecticut Health Foundation, 2013

Office:Aquinas Hall, PGS 5
Phone:(203) 672-6685



  • Gardella, L.G. (2011). The Life and Thought of Louis Lowy: Social Work through the Holocaust. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.
  • Gardella, L. G. ' Haynes, K. S. (2004). A Dream and a Plan: A Woman’s Path to Leadership in Human Services. Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

Selected Papers

  • Gardella, L. G. (2009). Foreword: H. Vakalahi ' W. Peebles-Wilkins, Women of Color on the Rise. NY: Columbia University Press.
  • Gardella, L. G., Candales, B. A., ' Ricardo-Rivera, J. (2005). Doors Are Not Locked, Just Closed: Latino Perspectives on College, pp. 39-52, in Wolf, M. A. (Ed.), Adulthood: New Terrain. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 108. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Gardella, L. G. (2003). Book Review: Spirituality within Religious Traditions in Social Work Practice, by Mary Van Hook, Beryl Hugen, ' Marian Aguilar. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 9 (1), 175-179.
  • Gardella, L. G. (2000). The Group-Centered Curriculum for Community Practice. Journal of Community Practice 8(2), 53-69.
  • Gardella, L. G. (1999). Millie Charles: Believing in the Mission. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work 4(2), 19-35.
  • Gardella, L. G. (1997). Prime Mover: Pauline Roney Lang. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work 2(2), 23-42.

Selected Presentations

  • Gardella, L.G. (2013, June 8). Reflections on Louis Lowy. Joan K. Parry Invitational Address, 2013 Annual Symposium, International Association of Social Work with Groups, Boston, MA.
  • Gardella, L.G. (2013, March 12). Faces of Disparity: Video and Community Awareness Campaign. Diversity Rx Conference Film Festival, Eighth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations. Oakland, CA.
  • Gardella, L. G.; Dearing, N.; ' Canty, L. (2011, October 27-30). “Save My Baby!” Promoting Multicultural Health Equity in Social Work Education. Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Atlanta, GA.
  • Gardella, L. G.; Pérez, M.; Schwan, N. R. (2010, Oct. 21-23). ˇAdelante!: Institutional and Individual Transformations When Latinas Return to College. Puerto Rican Studies Association. Hartford, CT.
  • Gardella, L. G. (2008, Oct. 31-Nov. 3). Lessons from the Holocaust: Social Work Practice with Refugees and Displaced Populations. Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Philadelphia, PA.

Lorrie Greenhouse Gardella