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Jayme Walters

Entered PhD Program in 2016

Since graduation from University of Georgia with an MSW in 2008, Walters’ primary professional Jayme Waltersfocus has been in macro practice including non-profit management, program development, fundraising, grant writing, and administration.


University of Tennessee - Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2019
Knoxville, Tennessee
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (PhD)

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
Certificate in Fund Raising Management

University of Georgia - 2008
Master of Social Work Degree
Certificate in Non-Profit Management & Program Development

Southern Illinois University - 2007
Bachelor of Social Work Degree

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Independent research project: Assessing consulting services provided by Alliance for Better Nonprofits in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Assisting with a secondary analysis of a published meta-analysis

Research Interests

  • Social workers as leaders and administrators
  • Effective development, management, and sustainment of non-profits and social services
  • Ethics and ethical problem solving and decision making among social workers
  • Philanthropy and funding issues for non-profits
  • Online social work education




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