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Carolyn J. Tice University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

Carolyn J. Tice, DSW, ACSW, has been professor and associate dean of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program, School of Social Work, University of Maryland since July 2002. Her prior appointment was chair of the Department of Social Work, Ohio University, a position she held for 9 years. At Ohio University, she was the first recipient of the Presidential Teacher Award for outstanding teaching, advising, and mentoring. Currently, Dr. Tice teaches a first-year seminar and social welfare policy. She received her BSW from West Virginia University, her MSW from Temple University, and her DSW from the University of Pennsylvania, where she worked with Hmong refugees. The coauthor of four books, Dr. Tice focuses her scholarship primarily on the development of critical thinking skills and social work practice and policy from a strengths perspective. She was a site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Teaching in Social Work. She serves as a book prospectus reviewer for Wadsworth Publishers and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Dr. Tice was a nominee for the 2015 McGraw-Hill Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award. In 2008 she was named a Fulbright specialist and traveled to Mongolia to assist in the development of social work programs. Her other international social work experiences include program development in Portugal, Taiwan, Vietnam, China, and Botswana. Dr. Tice is a member of the Council of Social Work Education, the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, the National Association of Social Workers, and the Social Welfare Action Alliance. For leisure, Dr. Tice operates Olde Friends, a booth in an antique store located on the southern New Jersey coastline, where she has a family home.