Our Faculty and Staff

Andy L. Dunlap

Associate Professor
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 Haffejee, Ph.D., MSW is a macro social worker who focuses on understanding the integration process of newly resettled refugee families in the United States and has worked with refugee resettlement agencies serving the needs of refugee families living 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 and 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 early 2018 entitled, Voices of Women Refugees from Africa: A Push for Rapid Economic Self-Sufficiency and Surviving War.

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

Badiah Haffejee

Susan Mapp

Department Chair
mapps@etown.edu | 717-361-3766

Susan Mapp, MSSW, Ph.D. is Chair of the Department, and 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 19 years. Building on clinical experiences in medical social work (burn intensive care unit; hospice) and private practice with children/families of intercountry adoption, Dr. Riley-Behringer saw the importance in bridging biological and social work perspectives of human development and coping in her teaching and research. She specializes in intercountry and domestic adoption and foster care; early childhood trauma and maltreatment; and the regulation of emotions, behaviors, and physical stress.

Dr. Riley-Behringer has a book chapter due out in early 2017 entitled, “Interventions Designed for Foster and Adoptive Families Raising Children with Histories of Institutionalization”, in Rus, Parris, & Stativa (Eds.), Child Abuse and Neglect in Orphanages - History, Research, and Implications. Another recent adoption publication is Race and Bicultural Socialization in the Netherlands, Norway, and the United States of America in the Adoptions of Children from India (2014) .

Dr. Riley-Behringer teaches SW160 Social Problems and Responses of Social Welfare Institutions, SW 233 Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and SW 380 Social Policy. 


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