Jennifer Kellman Fritz

A photo of Jennifer Kellman Fritz

Director, Professor

Social Work

323 Marshall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., MSW, MA, Social Work and Sociology, University of Michigan


I am currently serving as the School Director and have been at EMU for almost 20 years.  My areas of interest include criminal and juvenile justice, mentoring, child welfare and service learning.   I am currently the project director for the Washtenaw County Jail Program.  I am a member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).  I also have a macro and clinical social work license in the state of Michigan.  Prior to being the Director I served as the Field Director for 8 years and taught several classes both from the MSW and BSW curriculum.


  • Fritz, J., and Walters, B. When the field is in crisis: The impact of world events on field supervision and student learning. Administration & Supervision NASW Specialty Practice Section’s newsletter. Issue 2, Winter, 2011. 
  • Fritz, J., K., Walters, B., and Krajewski-Jaime, E. (2010). Prisoner re-entry: An assets-based, capacity building community practice pilot program. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5(2), 579588. 
  • Orbuch, T.L., Parry, C., Chesler, M., Fritz, J., and Repetto, P. (2005). Parent-Child Relationships and Quality of Life: Resilience Among Childhood Cancer Survivors. Family Relations, 54, 171183.


  • SWRK 488 Field Experience I
  • SWRK 489 Field Experience II
  • SWRK 463 Social Work Practice with Legal Offenders
  • SWRK 555 Social Work Practice with Groups
  • SWRK 630 Action Research