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Megan Widman

Special Instructor
526 Varner
(248) 370-2430
[email protected]

Megan Widman (she/her) is a Special Instructor in the Social Work Program. Megan received a BA in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and went on to obtain her master’s degree in social work from Wayne State University, with a concentration in Community Practice and Social Action.

Megan’s experience includes direct practice with survivors of sexual and domestic violence as well as educational interventions and primary prevention approaches to ending these crimes. Megan’s nearly 10 years of service at HAVEN entailed roles such as Social Action Program Director and Prevention Education Program Director. As the previous Co-Chair of the Oakland County Coordinating Council against Domestic Violence and Founder of the Farmington Hills High Risk Response team, Megan’s career has been focused on systems change and policy advocacy as a macro social worker.

In addition to her role at Oakland University, Megan is involved in training law enforcement officers on domestic violence and sexual assault investigation, interview, and response strategies on a statewide level for the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards. Megan also works as the Research Project Coordinator at the University of Michigan, where she manages a multi-year project examining university responses to campus sexual assault in an uncertain legal context.

Teaching areas
SW 2310: Introduction to Social Work
SW 3302 / SOC 3220: Social Welfare Policies
SW 4203: Macro Practice
SW 4970 / SW 4971: Field Practicum Seminar
SW 5102: Social Welfare Policies
SW 5200: Foundations of Generalist Practice II
SW 5740: Community Organizing
SW 6202: Policy II: Advocacy and Change

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

Varner Hall Room 518
371 Varner Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2420
fax: (248) 370-4608

Social Work
Varner, Room 513
371 Varner Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-2371
[email protected]