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Scott Wilkes

Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean Academic Affairs

PhD, Case Western Reserve University
JD, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
MS, Columbia University, School of Social Work
BSW, City University of New York, Lehman College

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of
Applied Social Sciences

Room 140
Case Western Reserve University
11235 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106


Dr. Wilkes is currently the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.  Before that, he was the Director of Field Education at MSASS. He joined the Field Education Department in the fall of 2007 as a Field Faculty Advisor
and assumed leadership for the department in 2011. He has more than 15 years of experience working in the area of child welfare.
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Course List

  • Social Policy Service and Delivery (SASS 470)
  • Legal Issues in Social Work (SASS 574)
  • Field Education Seminar (SASS 495)
  • Field Education (SASS 601,602,603,604)

Scholarly Interests

  • Child Welfare
  • Field Education
  • Forensic Social Work
  • Social Service Funding and Management

Why I Chose this Profession

My inspiration for choosing this profession resulted from the influence of a number of high school and college professors who had a tremendous impact on me. I was always fascinated by the human condition and derive great personal and professional satisfaction from helping people.

Scott Wilkes in the News

  • Join Us and Alumni Presenters at NASW Ohio Annual Conference
    by Mandel School on November 9, 2015 at 5:54 pm

    Join the Mandel School at one of the biggest events of the year for Ohio social workers, NASW Ohio’s 2015 Annual Conference, on Thursday, November 12, and Friday, November 13, in Columbus. Also mark your calendar for “When Art Meets Social Justice,” a special Centennial Salon Series event on November 11, on the eve of the conference. While at the conference, be […]