Anne Strozier, Ph.D., MSW, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work. She joined the School in 1992, and served as MSW Chair from 1993-1994 and 2000-2005, and Interim Director for the School 2009-2010.
In 1998, Dr. Strozier founded the Florida Kinship Center (FKC) located in the School of Social Work. Since FKC’s inception, Dr. Strozier has dedicated her efforts to empowering kinship care families by establishing and facilitating support groups for relatives raising children; developing curriculum in kinship care; facilitating trainings for kinship caregivers and professionals; and conducting research in kinship care. Dr. Strozier and her associates in the Center have received over $6 million in grants since 1998.
Dr. Strozier has published in the areas of kinship care, substance abuse, incarceration, and social work education.
Dr. Strozier’s academic degrees are in African-American Studies (MA), Social Work (MSW), and Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.). Dr. Strozier is also a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida.
Research Interests: Kinship care, incarcerated women, and the child welfare system. She is specifically interested in studying policies affecting kinship families and best practices for assisting these families.