- Ph.D, University of Michigan, Social Work and Political Science
- MSW, University of Michigan
Areas of Expertise
- Community organizing for the 21st century
- Transformative models of agency leadership
- Child welfare: improving front line practice/ issues of racial disparity and disproportionality
- Ending the macro-micro divide through mindful practice
- Cultural competency & cultural humility
- Practice Lab with An Anti-Oppression Lens (co-chair with Dr. Samuel Aymer)
- Community Organization, Planning, & Development
- Political Economy of Social Welfare
- Burghardt, S (in press). Macro Practice in Social Work for the 21st Century. 2nd edition, Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage Publishers.
- Burghardt, S (2011) Blues-influenced reflections on the negative impact of racism on white identity. Ann Arbor Consortium on Directions of Community Practice in the 21st Century, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Burghardt, S (2010). Macro Practice in Social Work for the 21st Century. Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage Publishers.
- Burghardt, S & Fabricant, M (2009). Building parent power to transform public education:
The story of CC9 & the struggle towards New York City school reform. Journal of Community Practice, v XII.
- Burghardt, S (2009). Which side are you on: The social work profession and the labor movement in the 21st century. Social Work Community Organizing in the 21st Century, Marie Weil, eds (New York, Longman).
Safety and Risk Assessment of Front-Line Child Welfare Staff (2008-present)
Sponsor: NY State office of Children & Family Services.
Neighborhood-Based Services: An Investigation of Community Based Initiatives in Child Welfare (2006)
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Human Services
Developing Capacity of Front-line Community Based Network Planners (2004)
Sponsor: New York Administration for Children’s Services