Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Terry M. Keller, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work

Education

  • M.B.A., Webster University
  • M.S.W., St. Louis University
  • B.A., Aquinas College

Areas of Expertise

  • Theories of Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Social Work Perspectives in Human Development
  • Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Attachment
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Victimology
  • Research and Design
  • Social Psychology
  • Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Sports Psychology
  • Personality
  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Dream Analysis

Professional Licenses

  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (A.C.S.W.)
  • Licensed Masters Social Worker

Professional Affiliations

  • Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • American Psychological Association

Recent Awards or Recognition

  • Grand Rapids Hometown Champion--- City of Grand Rapids Convention Bureau
  • Extra Mile Award—Aquinas College
  • Outstanding Michigan New Professional Award Nominee—Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers

Publications

  • Leonard, K. & Keller, T. (March, 2009). Stress in Correlation with Emotional Attachment to Parents: An Exploratory Study of Undergraduates. GLACUHO Trends.

Presentations

  • Keller, T. (2011, May). Fathers of Infants and Toddlers in the Attachment Relationship. Poster presentation at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.
  • Keller, T. (2011, April). Find it and Try it! Presented Keynote at Hopkins Schools Career Fair, Hopkins, Michigan.
  • Keller, T. (2010, March). Bullying. Presented at Aquinas College Education Department Student Teacher Workshop, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Keller, T. & Kicinski, L. (2010, March). The Unwritten Rules: What are they and how clear are they? Presented at Michigan Small Schools Resident Assistant Conference, Caledonia, Michigan.
  • Keller, T. (2009, October). Bullying. Presented at Aquinas College Education Department Student Teacher Workshop, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Keller, T. (2009, October). The Toxicity of Touch: A Brief Overview of Scientific Parenting and John Watson. Presented at Aquinas College Psychology Club Event, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Keller, T. (2009, April). Problem Solving: Whats major? Whats minor? Presented at Access Leadership Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Matzke, M. & Keller, T. (2009, March). The Unwritten Rules: What are they and how clear are they? Presented at Michigan Small Schools Resident Assistant Conference, Owosso, Michigan.

Service to the Community and the College

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Baseball Coach
  • Acadia National Park Volunteer
  • Semester in Ireland

Contact

Keller
Terry Keller

Office: CAH 260
419-824-3535
Email