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Stan L. Bowie

Dr. Stan Bowie

Stan L. Bowie, PhD


  • BA, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • MSW, Atlanta University
  • PhD, Barry University

Research Interests:

Social work in public housing communities, welfare reform implementation and its impact on families, behavioral rating scale development, social work education, African American families across the lifespan.

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Social Welfare (SW250)
  • Social Welfare Policies and Issues (SW416)
  • Social Welfare Policies and Programs (SW510)
  • Social Work Research (SW519)
  • Leadership Skills and Knowledge for Advanced Social Work Practice (SW539)
  • Community Organization (SW552)
  • Programs and Legislation for Children and Families (SW650)

Research Projects, Funded Research, Grants and Awards:

2008 – “Gardener of Change” Teaching Award. 2008 Circle of Change Awards, Community Shares, Inc.

2008 – Key to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Presented by the Mayor for keynote speech on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

2007 – Graduate, The University of Tennessee Leadership Institute.

2007 – African American Image Award.

2001, 2006 – Faculty Advisor of the Year Award, National Association of Black Social Workers, University of Tennessee Chapter.

2005 – The University of Tennessee National Alumni, “Outstanding Teacher Award

2005 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Fraternity “Unsung Hero Award”

2004 – The University of Tennessee Commission for Blacks “Hardy Liston, Jr., Symbol of Hope Award.”

2004 – The University of Tennessee “Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Community Service.”

2004 – Service Award from Alpha Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

2003 – The University of Tennessee “Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Teaching.”