• education MSW (Community Organization, Planning & Gerontology), Boston University
    PhD (Social Work), University of Denver

Online Program Advisor (Rocky Mountain Region)
Online Course Facilitator

Katharine R. Hobart, PhD, MSW, LCSW, is a long-standing practitioner, researcher and professor of community practice social work. Dr. Hobart was a Fulbright Scholar in Uganda teaching at the first Masters of Social Work program in East Africa and conducting action-based research with rural elders. Over her career Katharine has run a federally-funded Administration on Aging intervention/ research grant empowering frail elders, lived in Guatemala while working with a women’s microcredit organization, and has practiced clinical social work in urban hospitals.  Katharine has consulted and lectured on program development, participatory monitoring/evaluation, and global aging issues in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Guatemala, Japan, the UK and the USA.

Areas of Expertise

Aging and Gerontology; Community Engagement; Program Evaluation Methods; Social Policy and Poverty


MP 759 Community and Organization

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