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Jayme Walters

Brief Bio

Walters is a third-year Ph.D. student. Walters’ professional focus is in macro practice including non-profit management, program development, fundraising, grant writing, and administration. She has served as the primary author for over 150 grants, earning $4.7 million for various non-profits. Walters’ has been an adjunct instructor for four years in the School of Social Work at Brescia University. She currently serves as a graduate research assistant for interim Dean Dupper and Dr. Lisa Reyes Mason.


  • BSW, Southern Illinois University, 2007
  • MSW, University of Georgia, 2008
  • PhD, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2020

Research Interests

  • Rural social work
  • Nonprofit management
  • Nonprofit capacity building
  • Social work leadership
  • Macro practice education
  • Well-being of social workers