Sara E. Terrana

Adelphi University

Sara E. Terrana is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Adelphi University. She is a passionate social work educator and loves teaching in the online environment. Recently she is the PI of a mixed-methods study evaluating the effects of teaching social work students about social action. Additionally, Dr. Terrana uses qualitative methods and critical theory to study leaders and leadership in organizations in the neoliberal context in order to fight for a more equitable and just society. Dr. Terrana was a 2020–2021 Teaching Fellow at Adelphi University and was nominated for the Excellence in Teaching award in the 2021–2022 academic year. She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals; she has presented her work at national and international conferences across academic disciplines. Dr. Terrana received her Ph.D. and M.S.W. from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. from Teachers College – Columbia University, and a B.A. in communications and psychology from the University of Hawai’i Hilo.

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