College of Health and Human Services

Social Work

 Ann Carrellas Ann Carrellas, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Assistant Professor

School of Social Justice

Contact Information

Office: HH 2611
Mail Stop 119
Phone: 419.530.4179
Fax:     419.530.4141

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Dr. Ann Carrellas joined the faculty of the social work program in the fall of 2019 as an assistant professor and currently teaches policy and research methods classes in the Master of Social Work program. She has worked in case management, administrative and advocacy positions throughout her career.  In her most recent position at the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute, Dr. Carrellas developed research grants, provided project management in the areas of empowerment of youth with intellectual disabilities and women with disabilities who experience violence, and assisted in the development of an inter-professional training program for health professionals, advocates and family members concerning children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Carrellas also served as the principal investigator for the Michigan site of the National Core Indicators project, a national survey concerning the quality of life of adults with developmental disabilities. Her current research interests include the sexual health and exploitation of transitioning adolescents with intellectual disabilities who are involved in child welfare, juvenile justice, and homeless services.

Last Updated: 1/15/20