Erin Roark

Assistant Professor

Erin Roark

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

  • (706) 737-1710

Education

  • MSW, Social Work Texas Christian University, 2016

  • BSW, Social Work Texas Womans University, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Summer Scholars Program Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS), 2022

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SOWK 2102

    Fund of Social Work Practice
  • SOWK 1101

    Intro to Social Work Prac
  • SOWK 3500

    Social Welfare Policy
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • SOWK 3402

    Generalist Prac/Communities

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A WALK IN THE COUNTRY: STORYING RURAL JOUR-NEYS OF DEMENTIA CARE, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Experiences with technology amongst an international sample of older adults: Results from a qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Leveraging volunteers to support dementia family caregivers: An innovative approach to care and support, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-New
  • Pivoting during the pandemic: A case study of the Senior Companion Program Plus, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Shall I compare thee… to a robot? An exploratory pilot study using participatory arts and social robotics to improve psychological well-being in later life, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

University Service

  • Gardening Club/GROW Harrisburg at Augusta University 2021 - 2022

    Role: Faculty Advisor

Professional Service

  • Case Studies on Transport Policy 2020 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Gerontological Society of America 2019 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Journal of Social Policy 2019 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Qualitative Health Research 2019 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Community Change 2018 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article