Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson-Ebanks, MSW, PhD, is an Associate Professor and the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program Director in the Division of Social Work at the University of Wyoming. Her scholarship focuses on illuminating barriers and supports for various identity groups among university/college students, with an emphasis on students with disabilities, military students and veterans to advance equitable access to educational opportunities and enhance their academic success. Using data gathered through empirical methods, Dr. Thompson-Ebanks’ initiative will include designing and implementing a new faculty seminar to deepen faculty’s knowledge and understanding of these diverse groups of students and provide meaningful inclusive pedagogical approaches to promote social justice, equity, and inclusion in the learning environment.

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