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- M.S.W. West Virginia University, School of Social Work, May 1976.
- B.S. Defiance College, Defiance, OH, May, 1973.
- Additional Coursework:
- Dept. of Sociology [ Sabbatical Leave]
- The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
- Areas: Social Psychology and Research. 1984-86
- Distinguished Faculty Award 1994:
- McMaster Associate Fellow 2003/04 and 2009/10: Cambodia
- McMaster Fellow 2004/08: Cambodia
- Schauffler Legacy Award in Social Work 2007
"The Ecological and Demographic Factors Influencing Re-Integration Victims of Domestic Violence in Phnom Penh" The McMaster School for Advancing Humanity Journal (Vol. 4), pp. 94-99. Spring 2009.
"The Cambodian Women's Crisis Center: Safety, Shelter, Training...and Then?" The McMaster School for Advancing Humanity Journal (Vol. 3), pp. 71-79. Spring 2008
Weaner, Jeffrey, J. Burkhardt, and Aaron Weaner.
"Cambodia" pp. 79-98 in The Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide, Asia and Oceania. Irving Epstein, General Editor. Jyotsna Pattnaik, Volume Editor. Westport CT: Greenwood Press. 2007
Presentation: "Assessing College Learning Outcomes in Co-Curricular Activities", with Drs. Joann Burkhardt. Annual Program Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission NCA. Chicago, Ill., April 11-13, 2010.
Presentation: “Authentic Assessment of Civic Engagement” with Drs. Joann Burkhardt and Catherine O’Connell. Annual Program Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission NCA. Chicago Ill., April 20-24, 2007.
Presentation: “Authentic Assessment of Social Responsibility” with Drs. Joann Burkhardt, Catherine O’Connell, and Donald Burke. Network for Academic Renewal Conference, AACU. Miami, Fla., March 1-3 2007.
Presentation: “Interdisciplinary Learning Communities and the Scholarship of Engagement” with Dr. Joann Burkhardt. Outreach Scholarship 2006 Conference. Columbus, Oh., October 8-10, 2006
Presentation: “Implementing Learning Communities to Enhance Service-Learning in Higher Education” with Dr. Joann Burkhardt. 17th Annual National Service–Learning Conference. Philadelphia Pa., March 22-25, 2006.
Presentation: “Civic Engagement: Social Sustainability Through the Convergence of Academics and Social Justice” with Dr. Jo Ann Burkhardt, representing the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity as Fellow, 2nd Annual Conference of Economic, Cultural, Environmental and Social Sustainability. Hanoi. Vietnam, January 9-12, 2006.
- Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors
- Ohio Association of Undergraduate Social Work Educators
- Vice President, 2000-current, President, 1980-81
- Executive Committee 1980 – 1987, 2000-present
Professor Weaner has over 30 years' experience in preparing baccalaureate social workers. Over the years he has taught in all areas of the curriculum but specializes primarily in research and statistics. His most recent interests include international social work and development. He has been spending most of his free time recently in Cambodia consulting on program evaluation and other administrative issues for the Cambodian Women's Crisis Center in Phnom Penh. A past Division Chair and Social Work Program Director, he has also served as Assessment Coordinator for the college and chaired the Strategic Planning Committee. In addition to his work, he and his wife and daughter enjoy travel, biking, Defiance College Basketball and their dogs.
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