Dr. Leon Ginsberg

Appalachian State University

Leon Ginsberg (Appalachian State University in North Carolina) is being recognized for his lifetime leadership roles in social work education and public service, especially child welfare, rural social services, and international social work.

Dr. Ginsberg has a distinguished career in building and administering social work programs. His contributions to curriculum include not only program and course development (including curriculum on bioterrorism!) but many works that have been used as essential texts, especially in policy, management, and rural social services.

Award: Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award

Citation: For his lifetime leadership roles in social work education and public service, especially child welfare, rural social services, and international social work.