A Social Work Academic in Iraq?

  • Vaughn DeCoster
Keywords: social work roles, Operation Iraqi Freedom, life trajectory, subjective diversity

Abstract

This essay describes a social work professor's experience of serving in the United States Army Reserve as a clinical social worker during the height of the surge in Baghdad. He reviews his ethical discernment to serve, mobilization before deployment, and his roles as social work clinician, teacher, and researcher.

Published
2017-08-31