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Advisors

Stephenville, Fort Worth & Waco each have designated Social Work advisors available to assist the students. Please contact the advisor for your location. In addition, Dr. Misty Smith is the advisor for Phi Alpha members at any location.

Stephenville

BSW Advisors

Dr. Ebony L. Lang, PhD, MDIV, LMSW

Dr. Ebony L. Lang, PhD, MDIV, LMSW

BSW Program Director, Associate Professor

Email: elang@tarleton.edu

Office: Building 501, 100D, (formerly old ET building)

Phone: 254-968-9032

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PhD: UT Arlington

MSW: Baylor University

MDIV: Brite Divinity (Texas Christian University)

BASW: Baylor University

Research Interest:

  • Professional Competency
  • Community Organizing
  • Spirituality

MSW Advisors

Dr. Misty Smith

Dr. Misty Smith, DSW, LMSW-IPR

Assistant Professor

Email: mistysmith@tarleton.edu

Office: Building 501, 100B, (formerly old ET building)

Phone: 254-968-0710

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DSW:  Capella University

MSSW:  University of Texas at Arlington

BSW:  Tarleton State University

Teaching Interest

  • Child Welfare
  • Human Behavior
  • Direct Practice
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Medical Social Work
  • Field Education

Fort Worth

BSW Advisors

Dr. Nathalie Jones

Dr. Nathalie Jones
Associate Professor
Fort Worth Campus, 583
817-717-3333
njones@tarleton.edu

Dr. Edward Randle

Dr. Edward Randle
Associate Professor
Fort Worth Campus, 584
817-717-3689
randle@tarleton.edu

MSW Advisors

Dr. Tiffany Wigington

Dr. Tiffany Wigington, LMSW

MSW Program Director, Associate Professor

Email: wigington@tarleton.edu

Office: Fort Worth Campus - 324

Phone: 817-717-3693

Communications Disorders Advisors

Dr. Lauren Pierson

Lauren Pierson, M.S., CCC-SLP, PhD, Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor and Program Director
Email: lpierson@tarleton.edu
Office: Fort Worth Campus - 337
Phone: 682-703-7113

Brittaney Watson

Brittany Watson M.S. CCC-SLP
Instructor
Email: bwatson@tarleton.edu
Fort Worth Campus
Phone: 817-717-3334

Waco

Natalee Oliver

Dr. Natalee Oliver, LCSW-S, MSG, LNFA

Professor

Email: ngoliver@tarleton.edu

Office: LA 117-B MCC campus

Phone: 254-299-8572

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MSW: Baylor University

MSG: Baylor University

BBA: Baylor University

Teaching Interest

  • Aging & Dementia Care
  • Mental Health
  • Group & Individual Therapy

RELLIS

Lindsey Marek

Dr. Lindsey N. Marek, Ed.D., LMSW, LCDC-I

Assistant Clinical Social Work Professor

Email: marek@tarleton.edu

Office: RELLIS 209

Phone: 979-317-3442

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Ed.D.: The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

MSSW: Abilene Christian University 

BSW: The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Research Interests

  • Public School Mental Health
  • Social Work in Schools
  • Mental Health and Homelessness
  • Food Insecurity in University Settings