Leslie Hollingsworth

Leslie Doty Hollingsworth, MSW, PhD (Child Development and Family Studies), is Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan. She has published extensively on transcultural adoption, particularly on issues related to racial and ethnic identity. Additionally, her scholarly work addresses experiences of vulnerable children and families more generally, including those confronted with severe mental illness. Courses she teaches in advanced preparation for interpersonal social work practice with families combine theoretical knowledge, skills, and values within a social justice context, and are sought after and recommended by students.