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Pilar S. Horner

Title: Assistant Professor, joint appointment with Julian Samora Research Institute (http://www.jsri.msu.edu)
Office Location: 120 Baker Hall; JSRI: 219 S. Harrison Road - Kellogg Center Room 48
Phone: 517-353-0775
Fax: 517-353-3038
E-mail: phorner@msu.edu
Web: http://www.pilarhorner.com
Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, University of Michigan
  • MSW, University of Michigan
  • AB, University of Michigan


  • HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment for Spanish speaking populations
  • International social work research
  • Undocumented families/immigration
  • Ethnography/qualitative research
  • Drug use and abuse for Latinos/as


  • Social welfare policy (BASW)
  • International issues in social work


  • 2013 Outstanding Professor Award, Delta Tau Lambda
  • Co-President, Organization of Latino Social Workers, Michigan Chapter
  • Faculty advisor. Organization of Latino Social Workers Student organization
  • Secretary and Communications Director, North Central Education and Research Activity (NCERA 216)
  • Executive Board Member, Vision Builders

We are dedicated to educating students for competent, responsive, and ethical social work practice. Our teaching, research, and outreach seek to promote positive change and social justice for diverse communities, organizations, groups, families, and individuals.
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