Sharron Singleton, DSW

Sharron Singleton, DSW

Director of Doctoral Studies


DSW, Howard University, 1992
MSW, Ohio State University, 1978.
BSW, Norfolk State University, 1976.

Areas of Interest

  • Mental health and mental illness
  • Ethnic identity
  • Professional gatekeeping
  • Teaching pedagogy and assessment
  • Practice with vulnerable populations


Dr. Sharron M. Singleton joined Barry University’s School of Social work in the fall of 1993. She teaches in the human behavior, research, and direct methods of practice sequences with a specialization in the psychopathology, aging, women, and crisis intervention courses/electives. Dr. Singleton also taught/teaches in the BSW, MSW, and PhD programs.

Her research and practice interests generally revolve around medical and psychiatric social work, gerontology, ethnic identity, research, and practice with vulnerable populations, professional gatekeeping and student learning, and community capacity building.

Dr. Singleton provides ongoing consultation and training to the professional community through her connections with NASW and a number of other professional connections.

Extended CV