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Helen Morrow, PhD, LCSW

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
Texas Tech University
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Box 41012
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1012

Physical Location:
Holden Hall, rm 164


Current Position:

Director of Field Education, Social Work Program & Associate Professor of Social Work


Current Teaching Responsibilities:

SW 4311: Social Policy and Social Welfare Legislation

SW 4340: Social Work Field Placement Integrative Seminar


Research & Practice Interests:

public health & health care policy

the pedagogy of public policy analysis


Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications:

Morrow, H. (2011). Integrating Deliberative Justice Theory Into Social Work Policy Pedagogy. Journal of
Social Work Education,
47(3), 389-402.

Morrow, H, Collins, BK, & Smith, DR (2007). Public health coalitions: Patterns and perceptions in state immunication programs. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 30(2), 156-75.

Collins, BK, Morrow, H, Ramirez, J, Cochran, CE & Smith, DR (2006). Childhood immunization coverage in US states: The impact of state policy interventions and programmatic support. Journal of Health and Social Policy, 22(1), 77-92.

Cochran, CE, Smith DR, Reid, G, Morrow, H, & Ramirez, J (2003). Protecting Texas children: Evidence-based recommendations for improving childhood vaccination rates. The Journal of Texas Medicine, 99(3), 52-60.

as Helen Keeler:

Hall, JR, Matthews, LH, & Keeler, H (1984). Demographics, stress and depression in a community health screening. Journal of Psychology, 118, 45-50.

Keeler, H, Dietz, L, Gamber, RG, Iglesias, L & Hall, R (1984). Ensenando perspectiva medica impacto sociocultural en servicos de salud. [Teaching medical perspective: Sociocultural impact on health care]. Conference Proeedings: II International Forum on Family Medicine for the Americas, Spain & Portugal, Panama City, Panama. 382-386.


Educational Background:

2005, Ph.D. Political Science, Texas Tech University

1975, M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Arlington

1972, B.A. Sociology, Religion, Texas Christian University



present            Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Texas #03168


Learn about my social work practice history