Cashwell, Suzie

Title:  Associate Chair Undergraduate Human Services and Associate Professor Human Services

Department: Human Services

Phone:  803-469-0028



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Social Welfare, Florida State University
  • Master of Social Work, Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Northern Michigan University. 

Dr. Suzie Cashwell holds  Bachelors and Masters degrees in Social Work. She also holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Social Welfare.  Masters and Doctorate degrees at the Florida State University’s College of Social Work.  She has over 20 years of practice experience in human service practice. Dr. Cashwell has work in the areas of child welfare, healthcare, and administration. She currently teaches across the Human Services curriculum, although, courses with a research or policy emphasis are her specialties.

Community Affiliation:

  • Editorial Board,Southern Rural Sociology
  • National Organization of Human Services

Teaching & Professional Interests:
Dr. Cashwell’s teaching interest currently focuses on the integration of case studies into the curriculum. Her research interest varies including rural social work, child welfare, autism, poverty, and diversity. Dr. Cashwell has published both articles and book chapters in these areas. She has presented at over 50 regional, national and international conferences. She is a past president of the National Rural Social Work Caucus.  

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