UW School of Social Work

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Seattle, WA 98105-6299

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Stan de Mello

Stan de Mello


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Stan de Mello is a lecturer, field faculty, Affiliate Faculty-Canadian Studies and a member of the Community Centered Integrated Practice concentration. He has been on faculty at the Native Education Centre, Vancouver, University of British Columbia and the University of the Fraser Valley. Stan has a sustained interest in First Nations community development and has worked extensively with urban and rural communities in Canada and the United States. He has also been involved in developing field education sites and institutional relationships in Kenya, UK, Vietnam, Cambodia, India and Canada.

Justin E. Lerner

Justin E. Lerner


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Justin Lerner is a PhD candidate at New York University Silver School of Social Work. He has a master’s degree in public administration from New York University, an MSW from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA in psychology from Washington University.

At NYU, Lerner taught classes on diversity, racism, oppression and privilege; social welfare policies and programs; practice with groups; and an intergroup dialogue class on gender. He has co-authored several articles on social justice for transgender people and on creating a social justice agenda in the classroom.

Charles H. Lea III

Charles H. Lea III


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Charles Lea received his PhD in 2017 from the University of California, Los Angeles. He earned his MSW from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a BA in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.