Jennifer Davis-Berman

Professor
Full-Time Faculty
College of Arts and Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Profile

Dr. Jennifer Davis-Berman is a Professor of Social Work. She received her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. She joined the faculty in 1986. Dr. Davis-Berman has practice experience in medical and psychiatric social work.

Faculty Perspective

Social work is a growing profession. Gerontology and child welfare are both areas where jobs are plentiful. Social work is an exciting profession committed to social justice.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Research Interests

  • Mental health
  • The process and outcome of therapeutic outdoor programs
  • Aging

Selected Publications

Pestello, H.F., and Davis-Berman, J. "Taking Anti-depressant Medication: A Qualitative Examination of Internet Postings." Journal of Mental Health, 16, p. 1-12. 2007.

Davis-Berman, J., and Pestello, H. F. "The Medicated Self." Studies in Symbolic Interaction, 28, p. 283-308. 2005.