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Anne C. Deepak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Department
School of Social Work
Office
McAllan Hall 5
Phone
732-923-4552
Email
adeepak@monmouth.edu

Anne C. Deepak, Ph.D.

Dr. Anne Deepak joined Monmouth University in 2014 and prior to that time taught social work in Texas. As a practitioner, she worked with formerly homeless families and people living with HIV/AIDS. Currently, she is serving her second term on the Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education and working with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Prosecutors and Supervision & Training Bureau through the CLEAR Institute on a required cultural diversity and de-escalation training for police officers throughout the state.

Education

Ph.D., Columbia University

MSW, Columbia University

B.A., Political Science, Boston University

Research Interests

Her scholarship and research is focused on the development and application of postcolonial feminist social work perspective to social problems, the impact of international volunteers on NGOs in the Global South, and the examination of the delivery of social justice and diversity content in social work education.

Publications

Books

Deepak, A. (2018). Postcolonial feminist social work perspective: Additional considerations for immigrant and refugee populations. In Hillado, A. & Lundy, M. (Eds.) Models for Practice with Immigrants and Refugees: Collaboration, Cultural Awareness, and Integrative Theory. London: Sage.

Scholarly Articles

Deepak, A.,  Wisner, B. L. & Benton, A. D. (2016).  Intersections between technology, engaged learning and social capital in social work education. Social Work Education: The International Journal, published online 16 March 2016.

Tijerina, M. & Deepak, A. (2014). Mexican-American social workers’ perceptions of doctoral education and academia. Journal of Social Work Education  50 (2), 365-378.

Deepak, A. (2014). A postcolonial feminist social work perspective on global food insecurity. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 29: 153-164, first published December 31, 2013.

Deepak. A. & Lambert, L. (2012). Beyond green eggs and ham: From refusal to acceptance to institutional change. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping , 18 (1), 20-32.

Deepak, A. (2012). Globalization, power and resistance: Postcolonial and transnational feminist perspectives for social work practice. International Social Work , 55 (5), 779-793, first published online August 8, 2011.

Deepak, A. & Garcia-Biggs, M. J. (2011). Intimate technology: A tool for teaching anti-racism in social work education. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work , 20 (1), 39-56.

Popular Articles

Deepak, A. (accepted, 2017). Interrupting islamophobia: it takes a social work village. The New Social Worker.

Presentations/Invited Talks

Deepak, A., Tower, L. Chiarelli-Helmeniak, C., Anyikwa, V., Hamilton-Mason, J., Kominkiewicz, F. & McClerklin-Motley (2016). Connect Session:  Women’s rights are human rights: the price women pay for caregiving. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Deepak, A.,   Dubus, N., Minnick, D., Razack, N., Day, R., Quintin, M. (2015). NGO experiences with international student placements and volunteers: Who benefits? Presented at Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Deepak, A. Minnick, D., Dubus, N., Razack, N., Kassahun-Desta, M., McPherson, J. & Yadev, R. (2014). Globalization and international partnerships: Service, education and research in the context of power . Presented at Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FLA.

Professional Associations

Council on Social Work Education
NASW

Awards

Best Qualitative Article for Volume 50, Journal of Social Work Education (2015) for the paper co-authored with Mary Tijerina, Mexican American social workers’ perceptions of doctoral education and academia .

Feminist Scholarship Award (2011), Council on Social Work Education Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education for the paper Sustainability and population   growth in the context of globalization: A postcolonial feminist social work perspective. 

Courses

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Advanced Global and Community Practice (SW 615)
  • Applications of Social Justice and Human Rights in Social Work (SW 669)
  • Comparative International and Community Policy and Practice (SW 655)
  • Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Social Work (SW 617)
  • Global Community Practice (SW 518)
  • Implications of Social Justice and Human Rights for Social Work (SW 627)
  • Introduction to Social Work (SW 105)
  • Issues in International and Community Social Work (SW 615)
  • Seminar on Emerging Challenges in International and Community Social Work (SW 617)
  • Social Work Practice With Communities (SW 344)