The Field Educator was created to promote communication and knowledge exchange among field educators in academia and in the practice community. It offers a variety of presentations of innovative field education practice and research, using an online format for maximum accessibility.

  • Field Scholar: Peer-reviewed articles on theory, practice, and research
  • Practice Digest: Brief reports on innovative models and best practices
  • Conversations: Interviews with social work field educators
  • What We’re Reading: Highlights from current field literature

Suzanne Sankar, MSW, Executive Editor

Kim Kelly Harriman, MSW, Editor-in-Chief

Nancy Blumberg, MSW, Editorial Staff 

Suzanne Hecker, MSW, Editorial Staff 

Eugenia Knight, MSW, Editorial Staff 

Elizabeth Whitney, MSW, Editorial Staff 

Diane Zipoli, MSW, Editorial Staff

Katharine Dill, MSW, PhD, Contributing Editor

Susan Bywaters, MA, Production Assistant

Michael Cicone, BA, Editorial Assistant

Emeline Homonoff, MSW, PhD Editor Emerita

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Advisory Board

Marion Bogo, MSW, Adv. Dip. SW
University of Toronto

Urania Glassman, DSW
Yeshiva University

Ira Schor, MSW
Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Waltham, Massachusetts

Rachel Steiner, MSW

Consulting Editors

Marla Berg-Weger, PhD
St. Louis University

Page Buck, PhD
West Chester University

Peter Chernack, DSW
Adelphi University

Heather Coleman, PhD
University of Calgary

Kathleen Deal, PhD
Professor Emerita, University of Maryland

Adrienne Dessel, PhD
University of Michigan

Mark Doel, PhD
Sheffield Hallam University
United Kingdom

Carolyn DuBois, MSW
Smith College

Jeanne Bertrand Finch, DSW
Stony Brook University

Christine Ford, MSW
California State University, Fullerton

Anne E. Fortune, PhD
University at Albany, SUNY

Ruby Morton Gourdine, DSW
Howard University

Erlene Grise-Owens
Spalding University

Melinda Gushwa, PhD
Simmons College

Pamela Huggins, MSW
St. Louis University

Cynthia Hunter, MSW
James Madison University

Karen Knox, PhD
Texas State University

Stefan Krug, PhD
Simmons College

Kathryne Leak, PhD
Columbia University

Sharon Lyter, PhD
Kutztown University

Eileen McKee, MSW, MBA
University of Toronto

Lori Messinger, PhD
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Julia Mirsky, PhD
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Anne Marie Montijo, MSW
Adelphi University

Anwar Hermiz Najor-Durack, PhD
Wayne State University

Judith Perlstein
Boston University

Lisa Richardson, MSS
St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas

Gayla Rogers, PhD
University of Calgary

David Royse, PhD
University of Kentucky

Lynda Sowbel, PhD
Hood College

Robbie Tourse, PhD
Simmons College

Tiffany Welch, PhD
Mansfield University

Lauren Wolfsfeld, PhD
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Tanya Voss, MSW
The University of Texas at Austin

Trudy Zimmerman, PhD
Boston University