Julie Birkenmaier, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Associate Professor of Social Work
Research Interests: Financial Capability (Financial Education and Access; Financial Credit and Assets; Community Development; Older Adults
Teaching Areas: Financial Education, Literacy, and Capability Practice; Policy Practice for Social Justice; Community Theory and Practice; Community and Organizational Practice
Education History: PhD, Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Community and Professional Service: Reviewer - Journal of Financial Therapy, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Community Practice, Qualitative Social Work, Journal of Social Work
Julie Birkenmaier, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work. Her research, publishing, and teaching are focused on financial capability and credit, social work practice, and older adults.
She is the senior editor of Financial Education and Capability: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice (Oxford University Press, in press), and Educating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential Learning (Lyceum Books, 2011). She is the co-author of The Practice of Generalist Social Work (2nd ed., Routledge, 2011), and The Practicum Companion for Social Work: Integrating Class and Field Work (3rd ed., Allyn & Bacon, 2011).
Birkenmaier, J.M., Curley, J., & Rowan, N. (in press). Knowledge outcomes within rotation models of social work field education. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
Collins, M. J. & J. M. Birkenmaier (in press). Building the capacity of social workers to enhance financial capability. In J. M. Birkenmaier, M. Sherraden, & J. Curley's (Eds.) Financial education and capability: Research, education, policy, and practice. Oxford University Press.