Jeanne Thomas

A photo of Jeanne Thomas


Social Work

337 Marshall



  • Ph.D., Life-Span Developmental Psychology, West Virginia University, 1982


I have been at EMU since 2004, and I have been teaching in the School of Social Work since 2010.


  • Gerontology
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Professional accreditation and quality improvement
  • Assessment in social work education


  • Riemer, B. A. and Thomas, J. L. (2005). Achievement goal orientations in competition dog obedience participants. Journal of Sport Behavior, 28, 272281.           
  • Thomas, J. L., Sperry, L., and Yarbrough, M. S. (2000). Grandparents as parents: Research findings and policy recommendations. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 31, 322.
  • Thomas, J. L. (1993). Concerns regarding adult children's help: A comparison of young-old versus old-old parents' perceptions. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 48, S315S322.


  • SWRK 315 Theoretical bases for social work practice
  • SWRK 319 Writing for agency practice
  • SWRK 430 Social work evaluation and research: Qualitative and statistical methods
  • SWRK 530 Social work evaluation and research: Qualitative and statistical method