Matthew C. Spitzmueller

Assistant Professor

Dr. Spitzmueller earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. At the University of Chicago, he received a master’s degree in social work with a clinical concentration and a master’s degree in the history of religions. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in psychology from Carleton College, receiving the John K. Bare Prize and distinction in both his senior thesis and major area of study.


Clinical social work practice, Community mental health policy, Medicaid reform, Street-level organizations


SWK 401: Strategies of Social Work Intervention I

SWK 601: Fundamentals of Social Work Practice I

SWK 602: Fundamentals of Social Work Practice II

SWK 761: Mental Health Policy

SWK 689: Individualized Readings Program

SWK 690: Independent Study