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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Department Chair

Eydie Shypulski

Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Social Work | eydie-shypulski@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015


Amy Lary White

Professor of Social Work | amy-white@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Areas of expertise

Amy Lary White has extensive experience and expertise in childhood trauma; homelessness and housing policy; mental health; adoption; and children with special needs. Her 13 years in social work education have been focused on Introduction to Social Work, Human Behavior and the Social Environment. . . read more.

Sandra Traudt

Associate Professor of Social Work | s-traudt@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1999

Areas of expertise

Sande Traudt has specialized experience in integrative practice; children, youth, and families; gerontology; group work; ethics; supervision; violence prevention and intervention; trauma informed practice; resiliency; justice and spirituality; compassion fatigue; and self-care. Her years in soc. . . read more.

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