Jae McQueen

Jae McQueen

  • Biographical Description

    • Jae McQueen, MSW, LCSW

      Assistant Professor of the Practice of Social Work

      Director of the Online MSW Program



      Craig Hall, Room 434

      Telephone: 303-871-3375

      E-mail: Jae.McQueen@du.edu 


      Areas of interest:

      • Child welfare and family resiliency
      • Social justice through policy practice
      • Education equity
      • K-12 student discipline
      • Social work supervision and leadership 


      Prof. Jae McQueen serves as the Director of the GSSW Online MSW Program. She teaches generalist practice, community practice, social welfare policy, and leadership courses.  She has worked in a variety of clinical settings with children, youth and families including community-based services, residential treatment and public schools. Often these professional roles have included program and policy development across multiple public and private, non-profit systems of service.  

      Prof. McQueen's goal in every student interaction is inspiring future social work leaders to actively engage in their education. She utilizes teaching strategies that facilitate the learning environment and build upon students' knowledge, experiences and passions.  She has demonstrated success in sparking student interest for subjects or courses that are not always the most favored.

      Prof. McQueen has received the following acknowledgments of her teaching, scholarship, and service:

      • 2016 recipient of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning & Ally (LGBTIQ&A) Programs and Services, Lavender Giraffe Award, Center for Multicultural Excellence, University of Denver
      • 2015 recipient of GSSW's Excellence in Teaching Award for appointed faculty
      • 2014 recipient of Kay M. Stevenson Faculty Citizenship Award
      • 2012 honorary member of the Xi Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
      • 2010 recipient of GSSW’s Excellence in Teaching Award for adjunct faculty
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Publications & Presentations

    • Anyon, Y., Jenson, J., Altschul, I., Farrar, J., McQueen, J., Greer, E., Downing, B., Simmons, J. (2014). The persistent effect of race and the promise of alternatives to suspension in school discipline outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 44, 379-386. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.06.025

    • Presentation - 2016 Social Work Policy 2.0 Conference

      McQueen, J, Kleinschmit, J., and Gordon, Z. Building Policy Practice Competency Through Online Coursework. Conference presentation. Social Work Policy 2.0 Conference. June 3.

    • Interactive Poster - 2015 Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting

      McQueen, J., & Begun, S. Policy Course Conversion From Classroom-Based to Online Delivery: Strategies and Lessons Learned. Interactive poster. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. October 16.

    • Discussion Group - 2015 Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting

      East, J., Jameson, M., and McQueen, J. Supporting Adjunct Faculty Members: Best Practices in the Context of Social Work Values. Discussion group. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. October 18.

    • Paper Presentation - 2014 Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting

      East, J., & McQueen, J. Creating Innovative Foundation Curriculum using Flipped Classroom Strategies. Paper presentation, Counsel on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. October 26.

    • Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Best Practices

      Presented to The Bridge Project 

      Intern Training

      February 23, 2016

    • Knowledge of Child Welfare Policy: A Tool for Advocacy

      Presented to the Kempe Center Fostering Healthy Futures Program

      Intern Training

      December 9, 2015

This portfolio last updated: Jan 17, 2017 1:08:42 PM