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Rosalie F. Schofield

Rosalie F. Schofield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instruction




  • Ph.D, Brandeis University, Politics and Economics of Aging
  • M.S.W., Temple University, Community Organization and Social Administration
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Religious Thought



Rosalie Schofield has served as the BSW and MSW Program Director at the School of Social Work (SSW) at Temple University. She has worked as a policy analyst at Medicaid, the Families USA Foundation, Blue Cross, and the Social Security Administration and is co-founder of several community institutions including a foundation, a home for women with HIV/AIDS, and an intergenerational housing project.  Former editor of the American Public Health Association newsletter on Complementary and Alternative Health, she was also a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.  She is a site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education and teaches courses in social innovation and social entrepreneurship, social policy, health/mental health policy and children and family policy.  She is on sabbatical from August 2014 through August 2015.