Robert Wertkin

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Robert Wertkin
Director of Interdisciplinary Health Programs and Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
(269) 387-3187
2434 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5382
Mailing address: 
School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5382 USA
  • D.S.W., University of Utah
  • M.S.W., University of Kansas
  • B.A., Washburn University

Dr. Robert Wertkin, director of Western Michigan University's School of Social Work, joined the faculty in 1981. He teaches courses in research, social welfare policy, social work practice with individuals and families, and organizational analysis. Wertkin's interests include victimology, child welfare, organizational culture, toxic behavior in the workplace, and program analysis. He has directed numerous international research projects in Croatia, the Netherlands and elsewhere. He also maintains a private consultation business for social welfare agencies.