College of Health and Human Services


Michael Prior

Michael Prior, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Associate Professor
School of Social Justice

Office: HH 2614
Mail Stop 119
Phone: 419.530.5187
Fax: 419.530.4141
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Dr. Michael Prior, Assistant Professor, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Eastern Michigan University and both Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Dr. Prior is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Society for Spirituality and Social Work.  Dr. Prior has over sixteen years of direct practice and administrative experience in the mental health field.  His main area of practice has been with adolescents and families, especially those with chemical dependency issues.  His areas of study and personal interest center on spirituality, treatment of the effects of child abuse, and fighting racial inequality. 

Last Updated: 6/27/22