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Department of Social Work
1339 Wahnish Way
300 Benjamin Banneker, Building B
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

Robin Perry, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Associate Professor
Contact: Room 307, (850) 561-2253
Email: robin.perry@famu.edu

Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of California at Berkley; MSW, University of Windsor; BSW, University of Windsor. Dr. Perry has an outstanding reputation and has distinguished himself as a researcher and evaluator of child welfare programming. He has eight years of practice experience in child welfare and domestic violence settings, including serving as a child protective investigator and service worker for four years. He has worked as a researcher in the child welfare field for 18 years, and has published and presented extensively (over 80 papers) on child welfare topics including: professional training and development, performance of child welfare workers, workforce recruitment and retention, evaluation, human trafficking, supervised visitation, family group decision making, funding models, task analysis, child well-being, and performance measures. Over the past several years Dr. Perry has worked collaboratively with Florida Department of Children and Families, the Florida Coalition for Children, and a number Community-Based Care agencies throughout Florida on research and evaluation activities. He has published extensively in the field and has made numerous presentations related to child protection/service policies and programs. He has served as editorial reviewer and board member for several professional journals. He currently teaches graduate courses in research, evaluation and program development and design.