Skip to Content

Douglas Bates

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Douglas Bates has been teaching full-time in academia for 2 years. He is currently a full-time professor. His previous experience before academia was as a social worker where he worked with different populations for nearly 9 years. Dr. Bates has worked with populations such as: the homeless, working-poor, teenage mothers, mentally ill, elderly and children. The majority of his work experience comes from the non-profit arena. As a social worker he served in a number of different roles from a case manager to program director.