Joanne M. Hessmiller

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentSocial Work and Sociology


OfficeGibbs Hall
Room: 112

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Joanne M. Hessmiller


Post Master Certificate: International Human Rightd Law, London School of Economics, 2007

MA: Law and Social Policy, Bryn Mawr College, 2002

Ph D: Social Work, University of Maryland Baltimore, 1998

MSW: Social Work , Loyola University of Chicago, 1985

BA: English, Marywood University, 1982

Research Interests

health disparities, trauma & interpersonal violence, technology in human services, public and personal decision making

Recent Publications

Marson,  Stephen  Hessmiller,  Joanne  ( 2016).  The dark side of pretty: A focused look at attractiveness (using Goffman’s Dramaturgical Approach)..  In Dr. Kyoung-ho Shin, Editor in Chief  ( 1,  4,  pp. 58-67).   Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.

Hessmiller,  Joanne  Ledrey,  Linda  ( 2004).  Violence.  In M. Condon (Ed.), Women’s health: An integrated approach to wellness and illness.     New Jersey: Prentice Hall..