Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Faculty & Staff Directory

Terri Kilbane, PhD

Title/s: PhD Program Director; Associate Professor

Office #: Maguire Hall 514

Phone: 312.915.7026

E-mail: tkilban@luc.edu


Ph.D., Social Policy and Research - 1988
          University of Illinois at Chicago,
          Jane Addams College of Social Work
          Chicago, Illinois

 M.A.,   Social Development - 1976
           The University of Chicago
           The School of Social Service Administration
           Chicago, Illinois

Awards and Recognitions:
Curl Fellowship, Loyola University, 1998-1999
Chairman’s Award, African-American Advisory Council, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, April 2001
Faculty Recognition Recipient, Loyola University, October 2001
Field Museum, Center for Cultural Understanding and Change, Cultural Connections, Urban Research and Course Transformation Institute 2003
CADE Faculty Fellow, May-June 2004
Africa Immersion Trip, Faculty Recipient for May 2005 trip, Center for Ethics and Social Justice
Nurturing the Commitment to Justice, John Carroll University, October 13 – 16, 2005, Faculty Attendee
Loyola University Chicago, Immersion Trip, Faculty Recipient for Summer 2009 Trip, Rebuilding Katrina Homes, Mission and Ministry Department

Program Areas

Courses Currently Teaching/Teaching Areas:
SOWK 506 and SOWK 606 (Research)
SOWK 610F (Policy)

Research Interests

Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence

Current Research Projects:

Elder Abuse and the Chicago Police Department: Trends, Outcomes and Service Coordination
(Qualitative Interviews with Domestic Violence Staff, Elder Abuse Investigators and Chicago Police Officers on the response to domestic violence against older women).

Domestic Violence Grown Old: The Voice of the Older Abused Woman. (Qualitative Interviews with Older Women who have experienced domestic violence).

Status of Group Work in the Social Work Curriculum. (Survey of all Schools of Social Work regarding their curriculum in regards to group work courses/concentration).

Professional & Community Affiliations

Community and Professional Service:

International Experience:
African Immersion Trip Summer 2005
Teaching at Rome Campus, Summer 2007 and 2008, SOWK 610F

Selected Publications

Recent Faculty Grants:
 • Domestic Violence Grown Old: The Voice of the Older Abused Woman. Loyola University Chicago, Summer 2008 Research Stipends.