Association for Community Organization & Social Administration

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Recent Promotions

Recent Promotions

Congratulations to:

ACOSA member Altaf Husain, chair of the Community, Administration and Policy Practice concentration at the Howard University School of Social Work has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. In addition, Dr. Husain received the “Educator of the Year” award on March 27th, 2015 from the DC Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).


Kudos to Michele Kelley (University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health) for being selected as a Consulting Editor for the premiere journal Social Work (NASW Press). Her expertise in public health theories and methods will be useful to ensure rigorous review of manuscripts. Michele also serves on the editorial board of our Journal of Community Practice.


Sunny Harris Rome, MSW, JD who was promoted from Associate Professor to full Professor. She is in the Department of Social Work at George Mason University.


Karen Gray, M.S.W., Ph.D. who was tenured and promoted. She is an Associate Professor at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.