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Rebecca Williams Lasher, EdD, MSW

Rebecca Lasher

Assistant Professor, Rebecca Williams Lasher, EdD, MSW

College of Health and Human Sciences

Social Work

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2774
Office: 314 Health and Human Sciences Building


Bachelor's degree in Psychology Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee, Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University. Experience in mental health and psychiatric social work, as well as school social work.


  • EDD, East Tennessee State University, Higher Education and Policy Analysis
  • MS, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • MSW, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Social Work
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Teaching Interests

School Social Work, Field Seminar, Diversity, and Introduction to Social Work

Research Interests

College experiences of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian tribal members. pipeline programs for high school students to health care careers, civic engagement of students

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