Wendy G. Winters, Ph.D.
A professor emeritus at
Howard University, Dr. Winters was a member of the sociology department.
She previously served as Dean of the College
of Liberal Arts. She has taught
at Yale University, the University of Connecticut School of Social Work
where she served as Assistant Dean of Educational Affairs and at Smith
College, where she was Dean of the College.
She is co-author of The
Practice of Social Work in Schools: An Ecological Perspective, Free
Press/Macmillan and author of African
American Mothers and Urban Schools; The Power of Participation,
Lexington Books/An Imprint of Macmillan, Inc.
She has collaborated on a number of
professional and research articles.
She served as Chief
Social Worker of the Baldwin King School Program; the forerunner of the
School Development Program headed by Dr. James Comer Yale University Child
Study Center and was instrumental in fostering the parent involvement
A Ph.D. in sociology from
Yale University and a M.S. from Columbia University School of Social Work
Dr. Winters continues to foster collaboration between universities, schools,
parents and local communities. She has consulted with school systems in
Connecticut; Baltimore, M.D; Washington, D.C.; Massachusetts, New York City:
White Plains, NY; New Orleans; Milwaukee; North Carolina and St. Louis,
Her board memberships
include; the National Board of Directors of Parents for Public Schools; the
Board of Managers of Casey Family Services, the operational arm of the Annie
E. Casey Foundation and the Black Women’s Agenda where she serves as
editor of the BWA Report Newsletter. She
is associate editor of JESPAR,
Journal of Education of Students Placed at Risk published by Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates, Inc. New Jersey and London.