Scott Harding , Ph.D.

Scott Harding, Ph.D., is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Community Organization. Scott teaches courses in community organization, macro foundation practice, and teaches a special topics course on war, militarism and imperialism. His areas of specialization include community organization and practice, poverty, social problems and social welfare policy, political advocacy, and war, militarism, and imperialism.

Research Interests

Community Organizing
War and Militarism
Political Social Work
Forced Migration

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

Harding, S. & Kershner, S. (2011). “Just say no”: Organizing against militarism in public schools. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 38(2), 79-109.

Libal, K. & Harding, S. (2011). Humanitarian alliances: Local and international NGO partnerships and the Iraqi refugee crisis. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 9, 162-178.

Simmons, L. & Harding, S. (2009). Community-labor coalitions for progressive change. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 24(1/2), 99-112.

Harding, S. (2007). Man-made disaster and development: The case of Iraq. International Social Work, 50(3), 295-306.

Scanlon. E. & Harding, S. (2005). Social work and labor unions: Historical and contemporary alliances. Journal of Community Practice, 13(1), 9-30.

Harding, S. (2004). The sound of silence: Social work, the academy, and Iraq. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 31(2), 179-197.


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