Pamela J. Huggins, M.S.W., LCSW

Associate Clinical Professor
Social Work

Courses Taught

Social Work Practices with Communities and Organizations; Generalist Integrative Seminar; Community and Organization Integrative Seminar; Interprofessional Practicum Experience


M.S.W., University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S.W., University of Missouri-Columbia

Practice Areas

Divorce mediation, nonprofit administration, policy practice, supervision.

Research Interests

Field education outcomes; gender gap in elected governmental office; international social work and practice; social work and political advocacy; supervision, continuing education.

Publications and Media Placements

  1. Williamson, S., Hostetter, C., Byers, K. & Huggins, P. (2010). I found myself at this practicum: Student reflections on field education. Advances in Social Work, 11, (2), 235-247.

  2. Hostetter, C., Byers, Katharine, Williamson, S. and Huggins, P. (2007). The Transformative Power of a Learning Community. Advances in Social Work, 8, (2), 236-252.
  3. Berg-Weger, M. and Huggins, P. (1996) Practicum at Place of Employment: To do or not to do? The New Social Worker, Spring, 1996.

Honors and Awards

  • 2015, Inspiring Professor Award, Kappa Alpha Theta
  • 2004, Distinguished Chapter Service Award, NASW- Indiana Chapter
  • 2003, Certificate of Appreciation, NASW-Indiana Chapter
  • 2002, Faculty Award, Commission on Multicultural Understanding, Indiana University
  • 1996 and 1984, Certificate of Appreciation, NASW-Missouri Chapter

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • National Association of Social Workers, NASW
  • Council for Social Work Education, CSWE
  • Association of Social Work Boards, ASWB
  • Influencing Social Policy
  • Empower Missouri

Community Work

  • Volunteer, Operation Food Search
  • St. Louis Field Education Collaborative
  • Provides licensure supervision
  • Divorce mediation
  • Geriatric care management
  • Numerous previous community board member positions and partnerships