Ph.D. Candidate

Jenny M. K. Hartmann

Jenny M. K. Hartmann’s research interests: Child protection, intimate partner violence, international social work, refugees, social work education

Jenny Hartmann, LMSW, graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA). She has experience in social work project management, direct practice, and leadership in change efforts to improve social service systems. Her background includes work with refugees, child protection and domestic violence agencies, and universities enhancing curricula with evidence-based content in substance use. Ms. Hartmann is especially interested in international social work. She completed a research fellowship in Kenya, studied in France for a semester, and has collaborated with other social service professionals in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Albania, Jordan, Turkey, and Nicaragua. Currently, Ms. Hartmann is working as a doctoral research assistant with the CSSW Social Intervention Group (SIG). She is contributing her expertise to ASPIRE, collaborating with researchers and partners locally and abroad to identify and respond to the needs of Syrian refugee women in Jordan. She is also bringing her expertise in child-serving systems and social work training and education to SIG projects with UNICEF in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Ms. Hartmann is eager to apply principles of community-based participatory research throughout her work as a doctoral student.