College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Kalomo received her PhD and MSW from the University of Minnesota, School of Social Work. She received an MA in International Child Welfare from the University of East Anglia, Norwich in the United Kingdom. Her undergraduate degree in social work is from the University of Namibia. Dr. Kalomo is MSW contributing faculty in the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work. She has national (United States) and international (Namibia) teaching experience. She has taught a variety courses including human behavior and the social environment, diversity and ethics, and social practice with families and children of diverse cultures.
Her research interests include: gerontology, mental health, HIV and AIDS and kinship care. Her dissertation is a study that stemmed from her extensive work with families and children affected by AIDS in Namibia. Her study investigates the association between supports and depression of elderly caregivers raising children orphaned by AIDS in rural Namibia.