Contact Information
Tel   206-543-5640 
Fax  206-543-1228

Location & Map
University of Washington
School of Social Work
4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6250

Shipping and Mailing (via USPS)
University of Washington
School of Social Work
Box 354900
Seattle, WA 98195-4900 

Office of the Dean

Edwina S. Uehara (on leave)
Professor and Ballmer Endowed Dean in Social Work 
School of Social Work

Michael Spencer
Interim Dean, UW School of Social Work
Email / 206-221-7873

Office of Academic Affairs

Val Kalei Kanuha
Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Email / 206-543-3881

Amelia Gavin
BASW Program Director
Email / 206-616-8847
Interim MSW Program Director
Email / 206-543-3881
Roberto Orellana
PhD Program Director 
Email / 206-685-1680
Co-director, Office of Field Education

Stan de Mello
Co-director, Office of Field Education
Email / 206-616-5983

Office of Research & Faculty Excellence

Rona Levy
Associate Dean for Research
Email / 206-543-5917

David Takeuchi
Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence
Email / 617-922-1616

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion​

Val Kalei Kanuha
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Email / 206-543-3881

Student Services

Lin Murdock
Director of Student Services
Email / 206-543-8617


Jennifer Maglalang
Director of Admissions
Email / 206-543-5676


Julie Sun
Assistant Dean for Advancement
Email / 206-616-9504

Finance and Administration

Vicki Anderson-Ellis
Assistant Dean of Finance & Administration
Email / 206-685-1667 

Information Technology

Jon Hauser
IT Director 
Email/ 206-543-0566