DaVonti' DeAngelo Haynes

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Social Work
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.


DaVonti’ DeAngelo Haynes is an assistant professor of instruction in the School of Social Work within the College of Public Health at Temple University. Dr. Haynes has demonstrated experience in course development, teaching at the secondary and postsecondary levels, student advising and mentoring and program development.

As an educator and practitioner, Dr. Haynes is on a pursuit of educational and opportunity justice for all. Thus, his research focuses on leveling the playing field for all youth by investigating and examining college access and workforce development—with a specific focus on urban and rural populations. As a scholar-practitioner, Dr. Haynes has a passion for creating sustainable youth and community development programs and policies. While primarily focusing on youth development, Dr. Haynes also has an interest in and research experience with developing best practices for student success and development, successful postsecondary transition mechanisms, mentoring initiatives and community engagement/development across the lifespan. He asks the question, "how can institutions of higher education effectively, equitably and efficiently support (and enable) urban and rural youth to achieve their full potential?"


  • PhD, Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership (Emphasis: Community and Extension Education; Specialization: Educational Administration; Minor: Public Policy Management), The Ohio State University
  • MS, Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership (Emphasis: Community and Extension Education), The Ohio State University
  • MSW (Emphasis: Children and Youth Services), The Ohio State University
  • BA, Public Affairs (Specialization: Education Policy), The Ohio State University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




SSWU 2005

Introduction to the Social Work Profession I


SSWU 2006

Introduction to the Social Work Profession II


SSWU 3003

History and Values of Social Welfare


SSWU 3004

Social Welfare in the US


SSWU 4000

Political Social Work


SSWG 5000

Political Social Work


SSWG 5005

Social Welfare Policies and Services I


SSWG 5006

Social Welfare Policies and Services II


SSWG 5104

Theory-Informed Macro Practice II: Groups, Organizations, and Communities


SSWG 8107

Macro Practice in Organizational, Community and Policy Arenas


SSWG 8113

Resource and Grant Development for Human Services


SSWG 8114

Supervision, Staff Management, and Staff Development in Human Service Organizations


SSWG 8504

Integrative Seminar


Selected Publications

  • Savage, S.S., Johnson, R.M., Kenney, A.J., & Haynes, D.D. (2021). Perspectives on Humanizing and Liberatory Qualitative Research with Racially/Ethnically Minoritized Youth. Healthcare (Basel), 9(10). Switzerland. doi: 10.3390/healthcare9101317

  • Haynes, D., Michaels, A., & Fox, J. (2021). OSU Extension in Urban Communities: A Case Study. Journal of Extension, 59(3), pp. 1-8. doi: 10.34068/joe.59.03.17

  • Fletcher, E.C. & Haynes, D. (2020). Traditional Students as Second Class Citizens through Modern Day Tracking. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 25(4), pp. 273-292. doi: 10.1080/10824669.2020.1768857