Assistant Professor of Social Work
Department: Department of Social Work
Office Location: Heelan Hall 323
- M.S.W., University of Iowa, 2011.
- M.A., Pastoral Ministries, 1999.
- B.S.W., University of Northern Iowa, 1994.
- Bioethics Certification, National Catholic Bioethics Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)
At Briar Cliff, Melanie works with students in both the online and face-to-face Bachelor's of Social Work programs. She holds social work licensures in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Prior to Briar Cliff, she worked at St. Jude Hospice; where she was Vice President of Mission, Ethics and Benefits.