Dr. Kolomer Appointed Director of the School of Social Work

Dr. Stacey Kolomer has been appointed as the new director of the School of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Kolomer is a full professor in the School of Social Work and has been serving as the Interim school director since July 1, 2015.While at UNCW, she has also served as the associate school director, MSW program coordinator and interim gerontology coordinator. Prior to her positions with UNCW, Kolomer served as the BSW program director at the University of Georgia at Athens. She has also held academic positions with the University at Albany, SUNY Learning Network and Lehman College.

Her clinical experience includes roles as a medical, dialysis and geriatric social worker.She has a distinguished record in teaching and is active in service to the profession and community, with a strong research and service record in the areas of aging and the impact of burn injuries on families.

Kolomer was most recently honored by Harvard University's Management Development Program as a selected attendee during the summer of 2015.Kolomer earned her Doctor of Philosophy in social welfare from the University at Albany in 2000.Prior to that, she earned her Master of Science in social work from Columbia University and her Bachelor of arts in social sciences from SUNY Stony Brook.

Kolomer will continue in her interim school director role through June 30 and will assume the school director role on July 1, 2016.