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Portrait of Rebecca Gomez

Rebecca Gomez, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate dean for academic and student affairs and associate professor

Email: gomezr@vcu.edu

Phone: (804) 828-4982

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.S.W., Texas State University
B.A., psychology, Texas State University

Notable awards, honors and appointments

2020: Council on Social Work Education, Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education.

2017: Center for Digital Education, 2017 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers, and Trailblazers.

2015: TxDLA Award for Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Learning by an Organization (program award). 


Selected recent publications

Ryan, T.N., & Gomez, R.J., (2016). Trends in state budgets and child outcomes during and post child welfare class action litigationChildren and Youth Services Review. Available online 22 January 2016. 

Ryan, T.N., & Gomez, R.J. (2016).  What Does it take to close a Comprehensive Child Welfare Systems Reform Lawsuit? A Case Study Approach. Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, & Governance, 41(30), 2330-3131.