Susan Mason, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Professor Mason has 22 years of service to the school. After earning a sociology doctorate, she earned a Master of Science in Social Work at Columbia University in 1987. She was a clinical social worker and researcher at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for eight years before joining the faculty at Wurzweiler. Her expertise is with chronic mental illness and child welfare. Her book, coauthored with Rachel Miller, Diagnosis Schizophrenia: A Comprehensive Resource, has been widely disseminated. She has been editor-in-chief of Families in Society and Journal of Contemporary Social Services, and has served on other editorial boards. She has been involved in several grants and sits on the CSWE Commission on Educational Policy.