- 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.