UNCW Names Stacey Kolomer Director of the School of Social Work

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Stacey Kolomer has been named new director of the School of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington effective July 1, 2016, the university announced. Kolomer, a professor of social work, has served as interim director of the school since July 1, 2015.

“Stacey has a distinguished teaching record with a strong research and service record in the areas of aging and the impact of burn injuries on families,” said Charles Hardy, dean of the College of Health and Human Services. “She has done an admirable job as interim director, and I am confident that the School of Social Work will continue to thrive and grow under her capable leadership.”

While at UNCW, Kolomer has also served as associate director of the School of Social Work, Master of Social Work program coordinator and interim gerontology coordinator.

She earned her Ph.D. in social welfare from the University at Albany in 2000 and holds a Master of Science in social work from Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts in social sciences from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Prior to coming to UNCW in 2012, she served as the Bachelor of Social Work program director at the University of Georgia at Athens and held positions with the University at Albany, the SUNY Learning Network and Lehman College.

She was selected to attend Harvard University’s Management Development Program in 2015. Her clinical experience includes roles as a medical, dialysis and geriatric social worker.