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Cheri Carter

Assistant Professor of Instruction
BSW Program Director
Social Work

581 Ritter Annex
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Cheri Carter joined the SSW faculty in 2004, teaching practice and HBSE courses across the curriculum. She also teaches in the university’s general education program. Beginning in 2009, Dr. Carter’s primary focus became the BSW Program and in 2010 she became the BSW Program Director. Throughout her SSW tenure she has served on a variety of committees within the school, college and university. Her interests include curriculum development and interprofessional education, as well as the exploration of non-traditional teaching methods. In an effort to better serve students, Dr. Carter participates in intensive workshops offered via Temple University’s Center for the Advancement of Teaching. She also regularly attends and presents at CSWE's Annual Program Meeting, as well as the Baccalaureate Program Directors Conference. Prior to joining the SSW faculty, Dr. Carter worked in various capacities with children, adolescents, adults, older adults and their families. 


  • PhD, Family Studies, University of Delaware
  • MSW, Widener University
  • BA, Philosophy, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania,