Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work

Dr. Courtney Cronley is an Associate Professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work. Her research centers on the impact of trauma in the lives of women experiencing homelessness, health disparities, and changing the built environment to promote better outcomes for individuals experiencing homelessness.

She received her PhD from the UTK College of Social Work in 2009, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and then earned tenure at The University of Texas at Arlington.

She has nearly 10 years of experience teaching doctoral statistics and research methods courses and has received federal and state funding to research women’s experiences of homelessness, testing interventions to promote child health and well-being in shelters, transportation equity planning, and access to opportunities.

Currently she is an associate professor in the University of Tennessee College of Social Work and faculty representative for the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services.

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