Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity

Mission Statement Top of Page

HBJD is a multi-disciplinary department housing Social Work, Psychology, Legal Studies and First Nations Studies. Originally there was a fourth program as well, School Psychology, which first moved to another academic department and then was discontinued altogether in 2001. The remaining three programs have continued to the present day under this departmental structure together.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Beal, Alvin - Asst Prof, 1st Nation Studies

Blue, Elizabeth - Prof, Social Work

Bolton Holz, Kenna - Asst Professor, Psychology

Cuzzo, Maria - Professor, PhD, JD, Mediator

Fena, Andrew - Senior Lecturer

Geary, Erin - Senior Lecturer

Goerdt, Lynn - Asst Professor, Social Work

Heehn, Ashley - Lecturer

Johnson, Gary - Asst Professor, First Nation

Johnson, Margaret - Univ Svcs Assoc 2, HBJD

Jones, Daniel - Sr Lecturer, First Nation

Keveles, Gary - Professor, Crim Jus (Legal St)

Larson, Emily - Senior Lecturer

Lewandowski, Diane - University Svcs Program Assoc

Munger, Mark - Sr Lecturer, Legal Studies

O'Connor, Christopher - Asst Professor, Crim Justice

Peterson, Dawn - Senior Lecturer

Pinnow, Eleni - Asst Prof, Psychology

Rappley-Larson, Maureen - Assistant Professor, HBJD

Roth Day, Monica - Assoc Prof, Social Work

Schmalzried Schmidt, RaLynn - Asst. Professor (Psychology)

Skwira-Brown, Kevin - Senior Lecturer, Social Work

Stocker, Shevaun - Assoc Professor, Psychology

Weber, Carolyn - Sr Lecturer, Social Work

Woerle, Sandra - Sr Lecturer, Legal Studies

Wright, George - Professor, Political Science

Course Descriptions Top of Page

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FNS - First Nation Studies
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
FNS 681Counseling the First Nations3.00
Explores counseling theory and application techniques from a First Nations perspective. First Nations world view and linear vs. holistic thinking are principle topics. Group and individual counseling is addressed and practiced. Designed for people in helping professions that deal with First Nations clients. Cross-listed as COUN 481/681.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
FNS 686Special Topics1.00 - 4.00
In-depth study of specialized current topics in First Nations Studies selected by the instructor. May be repeated for credit when instructor and/or topics are different. Instructor's approval required.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
PSYC - Psychology
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
PSYC 789Psychology Elective1.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.

Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department Contact Information Top of Page

Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Swenson Hall 3113
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8158