Michael Sherr

  1. Major
  2. Program Admission
  3. Continuing Education Workshop
  4. Handbook
  5. Links
  6. Program Assessment
  7. Contact Us
  8. Social Work Courses
  9. International Field Experience
  10. Service Opportunities
  11. Faculty
  12. Advisory Council

  13. Field Work
  14. Overview
  15. Agencies
  16. Total Immersion Experience

  17. Organizations
  18. Epsilon Alpha Pi
  19. Honors Society

Michael Sherr

Chair, Professor of Social Work

Biography

Dr. Michael Sherr joined the faculty at Cedarville University in 2018. Dr. Sherr is a Jewish believer who came to faith in Jesus Christ as a young adult. He has been a full-time educator since 2004 and has held administrative positions for more than seven years at both faith-based and secular universities. Dr. Sherr is an internationally recognized Christian scholar with more than $4 million in externally funded research and 80 publications, including three books. He is currently writing his fourth book with Oxford University Press. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Dr. Sherr has a decade of practice experience serving in behavioral health, hospital, and hospice settings.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • M.S.W., University of South Carolina
  • B.S.W., University of North Carolina Greensboro

Scholarly Works

  • Social Work and Volunteerism: Exploring Factors That Influence Volunteer Commitment (Michael E. Sherr) Faculty Dissertations (2003)
  • Introduction to Competence-Based Social Work: The Profession of Caring, Knowing, and Serving (Michael E. Sherr and Johnny M. Jones) Faculty Books (2014)
  • On Becoming a Christian Educator in Social Work (Michael E. Sherr) Faculty Books (2010)
  • Social Work with Volunteers: Developing Context-specific Optimal Partnerships (Michael E. Sherr) Faculty Books (2008)
  • Exploring the Professor and Student Relationship After a Life-threatening Trauma (George E. Huff and Michael E. Sherr) Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (2019)
View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »

Interests

  • Interests: Long distance running, spending time with wife and three children