Sylvia Senften, EdD, MSW
Director, Social Work Program
Main Hall 330
Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration
MSW in Social Work
BA in Psychology
Dr. Senften has been teaching at West Liberty University since 2010 and currently the director of the Social Work Program. Her research interests include Child Welfare, Advocacy, Rural Social Work Practice, and Alice Paul. At WLU, she teaches courses in Macro Practice in Communities and Organizations, Introduction to Social Work, Senior Seminar, Professional Ethics, and Advocacy.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading historical non-fiction and local interest books. She is also a beekeeper at her own registered apiary.
A list of Dr. Senften’s publications, presentations, and funded grants can be found here.