Faculty Highlights

We would not be the department we are without our faculty!

Kimberly Setterlund, MSW, LCSW, is responsible for the direction and administration of graduate programming in the Department of Social Work, including the creation, implementation, and quality of the MSW curriculum. Her academic experience includes directing the field education program at APU and coordinating the Mental Health Stipend Program for the School of Social Work at California State University, San Bernardino.

Anupama Jacob, Ph. D, is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Social Work program. She received her Ph. D. in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests center on issues related to poverty and inequality, particularly in the United States.

She is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in mental and neurological disorders, and teaches theory, community practice, and research methods in APU’s MSW program. Her research focuses on elder justice, including studies that aim to optimize care services, clinical interventions, and supportive environments for vulnerable older adults living in the community.

Regina C. Trammel Ph.D., LCSW, is an assistant professor in the Master of Social Work program and is passionate about mentoring students so they can improve the lives of others as social workers. Her background is in clinical social work practice, which includes more than a decade in private practice in the Chicago area, as well as experience in psychiatric and medical social work settings.