Faculty and Staff

Chairperson

GEORGE SIEFERT

Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work

B.S., SUNY College at Brockport; M.S.S.W., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo.

Contact Information

  • Email: gsiefert@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 716-839-8294
  • Office Hours:
    • Monday - 2:30pm-3:45pm
    • Tuesday - 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Wednesday - 2:30pm-4:00pm
    • Thursdays - 11:30am-2:00pm starting 10/8 

Graduate Program

ISIAH MARSHALL JR.

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Social Work

B.A., Texas Southern University, M.S.W.; Ph.D., Howard University 

Contact Information

  • Email: imarshal@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 716-566-7884
  • Office Hours:
    • Monday - 1:00pm-6:00pm
    • Thursday - 1:00pm-5:00pm

JOANNE M. CANNAVO

Associate Professor of Social Work; B.A., Canisius College; M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University;  Ph.D., University at Buffalo; L.C.S.W.-R, State of New York

Contact Information

  • Email:jcannavo@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 839-8293
  • Office Hours:
    • Tuesday - 11:30am-2:00pm
    • Thursdays - 11:30am-2:00pm
    • Other Days - By Appointment

Undergraduate Program

DIANE R. BESSEL

Undergraduate Program Director and Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology 

B.A., University at Buffalo SUNY; M.S.S.A, Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY; L.M.S.W, State of New York

Contact Information

  • Email: dbessel@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 716-566-7876
  • Office Hours:
    • Monday - 12:00pm-2:00pm
    • Tuesday - 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Wednesday - 12:00pm-2:00pm
    • Thursday - 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Friday - By Appointment

RENEE BOWMAN DANIEL

Associate Professor of Social Work

B.S., New College of Hofstra University; M.S.S, Columbia University Graduate School of Social Work; L.M.S.W., State of New York.

Contact Information

  • Email: rdaniel@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 839-8292
  • Office Hours:
    • Monday - 12:00am-1:00pm
    • Thursday - 9:30am-12:30pm and 3:00pm-5:00pm

Field Education

MAGGIE DREYER

Director of Field Education

B.A.S.W., Daemen College; M.S.W. University at Buffalo SUNY; L.C.S.W - R, State of New York

Contact Information

  • Email: mdreyer@daemen.edu
  • Telephone: 716-839-7659
  • Office Hours:
    • Tuesday - 10:00am-1:00pm
    • Wednesday  2:00pm-5:00pm
    • Thursday - 12:00pm-3:00pm

Adjunct Faculty

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