Kimberly McFarlin, MSSA

Assistant Dean of Student Services and Career Planning
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Kimberly McFarlin, MSSA, LISW, MNO is a Clinical Instructor and Director of International Affairs at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. She oversees the coordination of the office’s full range of services which include programs that foster academic/social/cultural adjustment for international students, colloquia with an international focus, support with Visiting Scholars, and strategic collaborations across campus, in the community and with international alumni. Ms. McFarlin has nearly 20 years of experience in various practice settings focused on health, homelessness, nonprofit management, fundraising and community development. She brings extensive experience with international students and programming. Ms. McFarlin serves as the Faculty Advisor for the LINK (Local InterNational Konnection) student group and is lead instructor for the Spoken English and International Support Seminar at the Mandel School. Over the years, Ms. McFarlin has worked in partnership with local and international groups focused on global social issues.

Ms. McFarlin received her BSW in Social Work and Speech Communication from Bradley University, and her dual master’s degrees, MSSA and MNO, from Case Western Reserve University. She is an independently licensed social worker. As Director of International Affairs, Ms. McFarlin serves as a senior leader within the school to craft strategy, programs and initiatives in collaboration with faculty, students and staff.

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