Dr. Dennis Feaster

Assistant Professor of Social Work
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Dennis Feaster joined the sociology and social work department in fall 2013 as an assistant professor of social work. He primarily teaches Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Social Policy, Social Interventions 2 and Social Work Field Placement.


  • Social work practice with people with disabilities: Using socially inclusive, evidence-based-practices to provide supportive interventions across practice levels to support people with disabilities in their communities
  • International social work: Collaborative social work practice with diverse communities across the globe, drawing upon cultural competence and strengths-focused approaches to build technical capacity
  • Community mental health: Helping students to develop their undergraduate expertise in applying the general intervention model with individuals, families, groups, and communities
  • Medical social work: Working in health care settings in interdisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive care to clients and their families


  • Ph.D., social work, University of Louisville
  • MSW, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
  • B.A., sociology and law and society, Purdue University
  • Professional license: LMSW (Michigan)
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Dr. Dennis Feaster

Phone Number616.395.7032

VanZoeren Hall-Room 295 41 Graves Place Holland, MI 49423-3698
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