Assistant Professor of Social Work
205 Bellerive Hall (South Campus)
Faculty Associate, Gerontology Graduate Program, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Faculty Associate, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis
Faculty Associate, Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies,
Washington University in St. Louis
Office Hours: By appointment. Schedule by e-mail (preferred) or telephone.
Education: PhD, Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis (2011)
MSW, Washington University in St. Louis (2005)
BA Psychology, University of North Dakota (1997)
Courses Taught: Social Policy and Social Services (SW 5200); Community Practice and Social Change (SW 5300)
Research Interests: Social and economic development, social policy, asset building, poverty, participatory research and development
Dr. Kristen Wagner joined the faculty of the School of Social Work in the Fall of 2011. She received her PhD in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. She also received a MSW degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her BA in Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Her research interests include social and economic development in domestic and international communities, social policy, asset building, poverty, participatory research and development. Dr. Wagner’s teaching focuses on social and economic development and social welfare policy within the context of social work practice.