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Anne Rafal, PhD, LCSW

Department of Social Work

Anne Rafal

Anne Rafal, PhD, LCSW received her MSW from Washington University School of Social Work in 1978 with a concentration in Direct Practice. She received her PhD from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning in 1988 with a focus in Child Welfare. She has over 25 years experience in the field as a clinician, educator and administrator. Her areas of interest are child welfare, aging, domestic violence and medical social work. She has been a faculty advisor for the Boston University School of Social Work on-line program for 3 years and has also taught in the George Mason University BSW program in Virginia and The University of Maryland MSW program. 


  • PhD, University of Maryland, 1988
  • MSW, Washington University, 1978