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Michael Holosko

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Contact
279 Williams Street, Rm 347
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Email: mholosko@uga.edu
Phone: (706) 542-2707

Teaching Specialties
Research Methods
Social Policy
Gerontology
Macro Practice
Program Evaluation
Practice Evaluation
Administration
Field Practice
Thesis Supervision

Research Interests
Evaluating Health and Social Welfare Programs
Gerontology
Spirituality
Child and Family Well Being
Family Resiliency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Holosko

Pauline M. Berger Professor of Family and Child Welfare
Ph.D., Social Research, University of Pittsburgh
MSW, Social Policy, Planning and Administration, University of Toronto
Honors B.A., Psychology and Sociology, York University, Toronto
 

Michael Holosko has consulted in a variety of large and small health and human service organizations in the areas of visioning, alignment, program and practice evaluation, grantsmanship, strategic planning and organizational effectiveness. He is the author, co-author or editor of numerous books, including A Pocket Glossary of Research Terms, co-authored with Bruce Thyer (Sage Publications, 2011). He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, including Research on Social Work Practice, the Journal of Social Work Education, the Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, and the Journal of Correctional Education, among others. In demand for his expertise in social work research and evaluation, he has lectured and given presentations in Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, and throughout the United States.

In 2006 Dr. Holosko was appointed the first Pauline M. Berger Professor of Family and Child Welfare in the School of Social Work. He is a faculty fellow with the UGA Center for Gambling Research and since 2013 he has served as Honorary Visiting Professor to City University of Hong Kong.

Selected Publications

Society of Social Work Research “A Comparison of Citation Impact Scholarship between Social Work and Psychology Professors in their Respective Top 25 Ranked Schools: Does Having a Research Culture Matter?” with B. Thyer & J. Barner

Dunlop, J., & Holosko. M. [In Press]. Service User Input in Planning Local Community Services. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Publications.

Wodarski, J., Holosko, M., & Feit, M. D. (2015). Evidence-Informed Assessment and Practice in Child Welfare. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Holosko, M.J., Barner, J., & Allen J.Lloyd (2015) Citation impact of women in social work: exploring gender and research culture. Research on Social Work Practice, September, DOI: 10.1177/1049731515598374.

Holosko, M.J., & B.Thyer (2011). A Pocket Glossary of Research Terms. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications