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Sybil Coleman

Sybil Coleman

Professor of Social Work

B.A. Gordon College
M.Ed. Salem State College
M.S.W. University of Minnesota


Professor Coleman joined the Gordon faculty in 1989, bringing with her 24 years of direct practice social work experience. Her primary teaching interests focus on the foundations of social work and social welfare as well as social work theories and practice with individuals and families.  Her current research project focuses on the relationship between moral development and the experiences people have with digital devices. She received the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award in 1995, the Gordon Athletics Hall of Honor Award in 2015 and the Faithfulness in Leadership Award in 2017.