Our Faculty and Staff

Andy L. Dunlap

Associate Professor
Department Chair
dunlapal@etown.edu | 717-361-1446 | Andy's website

Andy Dunlap, Ph.D., LCSW is an associate professor of social work at Elizabethtown College. He is a clinical social worker specializing in late adolescence and early adulthood. His research focuses on understanding the coming out process for LGBT people and how it has changed over time. His recent publications include Coming Out Narratives Across Generations (2014) and Changes in Coming Out Milestones Across Five Age Cohorts (2016). 

He has presented at the Forum on Education Abroad on the application of a Strengths Perspective to various aspects of cross-cultural education (2013, 2014, and 2015). 

Dr. Dunlap has spent most of his social work career as a college counselor, helping young adults navigate mental health needs.  He typically teaches diversity related courses and micro social work practice classes.

Andy Dunlap

Kate Eberz

eberzk@etown.edu | 717-361-1310

Kate Eberz is a 2005 graduate of Elizabethtown College Social Work Department.  She has practiced in the areas of child welfare and substance abuse and is currently working in a treatment setting for substance use disorders. 

She teaches Human Behavior in the Social Environment and Field Instruction.

Kate Eberz

Deb Gadsden

gadsdend@etown.edu | 717-361-1527

Deb Gadsden works full-time for Family Design Resources, Inc. as a Training Specialist where she develops, delivers and monitors training for the organization. She is a certified trainer for the PA Child Welfare Resource Center. She is a certified Olweus Bullying Prevention Program trainer and consultant through Clemson University, and graduated from the Workplace Bullying University for Profesionals.  She teaches Child Welfare.

Deb Gadsden

Badiah Haffejee

Assistant Professor of Social Work
haffejeeb@etown.edu | 717-361-1319 | Badiah's Website

Badiah Haffejee, Ph.D., MSW, earning both her Ph.D. and MSW from the University of Denver. She is a macro-social worker specializing in the integration process of newly resettled refugee families in the United States. Her research focuses on trauma, refugee policy, economic self-sufficiency, racism, Islamophobia and resiliency.

She has presented her work at national and international conferences, conducted research and published specifically in the areas: refugees, service learning, undocumented immigrants and youth experiencing homelessness. Her recent publications include African Refugee Youths’ Stories of Surviving Trauma and Transition in U.S. Public Schools (2015) and African Women Refugee Resettlement: A Womanist Analysis (2016). She has a book chapter due out in 2018 entitled, “We’re not asking for handouts!” Voices of women refugees from Africa on rapid economic self-sufficiency in the United States.

As a passionate community social worker, Dr. Haffejee is constantly fueled by being in service to vulnerable, marginalized and oppressed populations through community activism, policy advocacy, community organizing and civic engagement.

Dr. Haffejee teaches SW 160: Social Problems and Responses of Social Welfare Institutions, SW 369 Macro Practice and Field Instruction.

Badiah Haffejee

Susan Mapp

mapps@etown.edu | 717-361-3766

Susan Mapp, MSSW, Ph.D. has been at the College since 2003. Her areas of specialty include human trafficking, international social work, violations of children's rights and program evaluation.  She has published research on these topics including books on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking, international social work and global issues of children's welfare and has presented her work at national and international conferences. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Council on Social Work Education and is the co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Human Rights and Social Work. She serves on the editorial board of several journals dealing with social work education and international social work.

Susan Map

Maureen Riley-Behringer

Assistant Professor, LISW-S
riley-behringerm@etown.edu | 717-361-1310

Maureen Riley-Behringer, Ph.D. has been a practicing Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LISW-S) for 21 years. Building on her experiences in medical social work and private practice with children/families of intercountry adoption, Dr. Riley-Behringer ties biological and social work perspectives of human development and coping in her teaching and research. She specializes in early childhood trauma and child maltreatment.

Dr. Riley-Behringer published a book chapter earlier this year entitled, “Interventions Designed for Children with Histories of Institutionalization and Placed in Foster or Adoptive Families”.

Dr. Riley-Behringer co-leads the short-term, study abroad trip to Vietnam where she helps students learn about what it is like for children growing up in institutional/orphanage care. She invests in students’ growth as global citizens and prepares them to work with children who have complex developmental needs through hands-on, trauma-informed training. She is currently analyzing data she collected while last in Viet Nam for her next publications. She interviewed young adults who “aged-out” of an orphanage in the Cam Rahn Region about the circumstances that brought them into institutional care, what their lives were like now, and what resources they received in the orphanage that most helped them prepare for an independent, adult life.

Dr. Riley-Behringer is the Faculty Advisor of the Social Work Student Association (SWSA).

Dr. Riley-Behringer teaches SW 233 Human Behavior in the Social Environment, SW 380 Social Policy, SW470/SW471 Field Instruction, SW346 Exploring the Culture and Services of Viet Nam, and SW348 May Term Travel to Vietnam.


Heather Teter

teterh@etown.edu | 717-361-1527

Heather Teter is a licensed social worker and works full-time at Milton Hershey School as the Coordinator of Student Health Services.

She teaches Mental Health Issues and Generalist Social Work Practice II.

Heather Teter