Tanya Rhodes Smith, MSW

Instructor in Residence and Director, Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work


Tanya Rhodes Smith, MSW is an Instructor in Residence at the School of Social Work.  She teaches in the policy practice concentration in the areas of program planning and evaluation, political advocacy and political social work. Tanya is the Director of the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work. Her areas of specialization include policy development, nonprofit administration, voter engagement and legislative advocacy.

Research Interests

Electoral participation
Social workers in elected office
Voter registration, education and outreach in community agencies

Curriculum Vitae

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Tanya Smith
Contact Information
Emailtanya.smith@uconn.edu
Phone(959) 200-3631
Phone (alternate)203-331-2032
Office LocationRoom 219 HSSW