Wynne Korr

Wynne Korr

Office: Room 168 NSRC, 1101 W. Peabody St. MC-637

(217) 300-6917


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Educational Background

Dr. Korr received her PhD in psychology from SUNY at Buffalo. From 1994-2002 she was a professor at the School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh. She was the co-director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research and directed the doctoral program during her tenure at Pittsburgh. From 1980-1993, she taught at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago. Her first professional position was as a Program Evaluator in the Illinois Department of Mental Health. She has taught courses in program evaluation, mental health policy, and social entrepreneurship and has published on evaluation of mental health services, legal issues in mental health, and other related topics.

She is the Vice President of The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR).  She is a site visitor for Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  She previously served on the board of CSWE and as chair of the Commission on Accreditation.  She is past President of the St. Louis Group – the association of social work schools in major research universities.

She serves our local community as a member of the Board of Directors of United Way.

Research and Practice Interests

Dr. Korr’s focus is on mental health policy and services as well as social work education.

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