Quinnipiac University
Carol R. Awasu

Professor of Social Work

Chair of Social Work

Director of the Masters in Social Work Program


  • MSW, Syracuse University
  • PHD, Syracuse University


  • Social Work

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


Quinnipiac University

Director, MSW Program

Hamden, Connecticut

2019 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Chair, Social Work Department

Hamden, Connecticut

2019 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Professor of Social Work

Hamden, Connecticut

2019 - Present

Selected Publications

Intimate Partner Violence: Necessary Acts for Church Leaders in Jamaica

Awasu, CR

NACSW, Reston, VA (2020)

Stress and impact of spirituality as a mediator of coping methods among social work college students.

Yun, K., Kim, S. H., & Awasu, C. R.

29(1) Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 125-136 (2019)

Living in the Promised Land: Challenges and Resilience of Immigrant Women from the Caribbean

Awasu, C.R. & Clarke, M.

Tenth Nyack Scholars Symposium, New York, New York (2019)

Culturally Sensitive Social Work Practice with Immigrant Women from Jamaica

Awasu, C.R.

North American Association of Christians in Social Work Conference, Hartford, Connecticut (2018)

Professional Designation