Susan L. Schoppelrey

Professor and Associate Director of Social Work

Dr. Susan L. Schoppelrey is a Professor and Associate Director at Radford University School of Social Work. She received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin, MSW from Our Lady of the Lake University, and BA in Psychology from Angelo State University. She teaches Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods; Social Welfare Policy; Substance Use Treatment, Prevention, and Policy; Integrative Seminar; History of Social Welfare Policy and Social Work; and Statistics. She has expertise in macro practice in evaluation of substance use prevention and treatment programs. Her research focuses on health disparities among minoritized groups; mental health disparities; effectiveness of integrated treatment for people with dual diagnoses of SUDs and severe mental illnesses; and efficacy of Open Educational Resources (OER) in social work education. Her hobbies include reading fiction and non-fiction books, going on ocean and river cruises, and watching high-quality television and film productions.