Dr. Jerome Schiele

Jerome Schiele
Chair, PhD Department
Office Location: 
Historic Jenkins School of Behavioral Sciences, 338

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Sketch

Jerome H. Schiele is a Professor and Chair of the PhD Department in the School of Social Work at Morgan State University. A native of Hampton, Virginia, Dr. Schiele received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Hampton University in 1983, and attained both his master's and doctoral degrees in social work from Howard University. Dr. Schiele has almost 30 years of higher education experience and has served in both faculty and administrative positions. Before arriving at Morgan State University, he was Professor and Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Bowie State University and a Professor and Associate Dean in the School of Social Work at the University of Georgia. He also has taught and served in administrative roles at Norfolk State University, Clark Atlanta University, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also previously served as Professor and inaugural Director of the PhD program at Morgan State University. Dr. Schiele's research focuses on social policy analysis, racial oppression, and cultural diversity/competence. He has published numerous scholarly articles, essays, and book chapters, which appear in major academic periodicals and publications. Dr. Schiele also is the author of the book, Human Services and the Afrocentric Paradigm (The Haworth Press, 2000-now Routledge Press), editor of the book, Social Welfare Policy: Regulation and Resistance among People of Color (Sage Publications, 2011), and co-author with Phyllis Day of the book, A New History of Social Welfare, 7th edition (Pearson Publishers, 2013). Dr. Schiele's primary teaching areas are social policy analysis, cultural diversity/competence, and social work practice theory, and he is a member of several professional organizations.

Professional/Research Interests

  • Social policy analysis, Racial oppression, and Cultural diversity/competence

Recent Publications

Current Courses