Herbert Pedro Shon
Dr. Shon is an assistant professor and serves as the School of Social Work Graduate Coordinator and BASW Field Education Coordinator. He currently teaches the MSW research methods sequence, has taught the MSW Human Behavior and the Social Environment sequence, MSW micro and mezzo practice courses, supervises MSW research projects, and has taught the senior-level undergraduate social work practice sequence. He is a native Southern Californian and earned his B.A. in Political Science from CSULA, and his MSW and Ph.D. in Social Welfare from UCLA. Dr. Shon's professional experience includes psychiatric, medical, gerontological, and hospice social work, as well as program development and administration, and health services research. He has served as a Subject Matter Expert to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Educational Consultant to the California Southland Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, and as Chair and Vice-Chair on the Senior Citizen Commission for the City of South Pasadena, CA.