Marcella Smith, Ph.D.
Department Head, Associate Professor and Title IV-E PI

  • Faculty
Social Work
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Henderson Hall 311B
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Social Work

Educational Background

Selected Publications

  • Brownell, G.E., Mercado-Sierra, M.A. & Smith, M. (2020) Reintegration as a social development strategy for Liberia's ex-child soldiers: Addressing Structural Barriers. Social Development Issues, published by Michigan Publishing of the University of Michigan. (In press)
  • Smith, M., & Praetorius, R.T. (2019). College students' knowledge about Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 29(3), 308-320, DOI:10.1080/10911359.2018.1528918.
  • Smith, M., & Brownell, G. (2018). Knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors regarding Sickle Cell Disease: Implications for prevention. Social Work in Public Health, 33(5), 299-316.
  • Scannapieco, M., Smith, M., & Strong-Blakeney, A. (2016).Transition from foster care to Independent Living: Ecological predictors associated with outcomes. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal 33(4), 293-302.

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Smith Set to Lead A&M-Commerce School of Social Work

The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce recently named Dr. Marcella Smith as interim head of the School of Social Work. Smith joined A&M-Commerce in 2015 and began her tenure track a year later. She served as the Master of Social Work program director from 2019-2021. She is currently working on research to […]

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TAMUC Social Work Student Awarded Ima Hogg Scholarship

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health recently selected A&M-Commerce graduate student Amanda Gage as a 2021 Ima Hogg Scholarship recipient. Gage will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to support her Master of Social Work studies before launching a career to provide mental health services to underserved, underrepresented individuals and communities in Texas. Established in […]

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