UW School of Social Work

4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6299

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Main Phone: 206-543-5640
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Nancy Grote

Nancy Grote


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Dr. Nancy Grote received her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, the same institution where she earned her MSW.  She was also awarded a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral fellowship in psychiatric epidemiology at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.  In 2006 Dr. Grote received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh. As a clinical social worker, Dr. Grote has had over 20 years of practice experience with adults, couples, families, and children.  

Jayn Goldsen

Jayn Goldsen


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Jayn Goldsen is the research project manager for Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study at the University of Washington School of Social Work. She has more than 30 years of experience in successful center leadership and project management and has published in leading peer-reviewed journals. The focus of her scholarship includes personal relationships and well-being among LGBT older adults.

Leanne Do

Leanne Do


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Leanne Do teaches a writing course for social work undergraduate students.  Using a social work framework, Leanne helps students to develop, strengthen and practice college level writing.  She recognizes and appreciates multiple discourses and various ways of knowing and writing.  Leanne encourages her students to learn how to meet the expectations of college level writing while cultivating a capacity to question and challenge the assumptions behind these standards.