Stacey R. Kolomer, Ph.D, MSSW
Professor, Associate Director, & MSW Program Coordinator
McNeill Hall 3072
Teaching areas: Social Work with Older Adults; Social Welfare Policy; Social Work with Diverse Populations
Research areas: Physical, mental, and financial health and well being of family caregivers, specifically grandparents who are raising their grandchildren; Social Services for an Aging Population
Dr. Stacey Kolomer began her academic career as an assistant professor at the University of Georgia School of Social Work. She was promoted to Associate professor in 2007 and served for three years as director of the BSW program. Her research interests include grandparent caregiving families, burn survivorship, and interdisciplinary geriatric education. Dr. Kolomer was a Hartford Faculty Scholar and has received funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc., The Georgia Gerontology Consortium, and the Institute for Geriatric Social Work. Dr. Kolomer was a University of Georgia Service-Learning Fellow, served on the Service-Learning Curriculum committee, and was awarded the Service Learning Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012. Dr. Kolomer has over 30 published journal articles and book chapters and has presented at several national and international professional conferences. Her previous areas of practice include hospitals, dialysis units, and a nursing home.