Roberta Greene

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Roberta R. Greene Professor Emerita, was the Louis and Ann Wolens Centennial Chair in Gerontology and Social Welfare at the University of Texas Austin. She is the recipient of 2 Fulbright Awards. Her practice experience includes clinical practice, policy, administrative, and research expertise. She is an NASW Pioneer, known for her advocacy work on nursing home reform. She was the 2015 recipient of the Knee/Whitman Outstanding Achievement Award which recognizes significant impact on national health, public policy, and/or professional standards. A Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, she has conducted significant research on resilience among Holocaust survivors. A prolific author, she has written numerous books including A Handbook of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (Francis & Taylor, 2017)  Caregiving and Care Sharing: A Life Course Perspective (NASW Press, 2014), and Resiliency Theory: An Integrated Framework for Practice, Research, and Policy (NASW Press, 2012). Her latest book is  Human behavior theory and social work practice with marginalized oppressed populations. London: Routledge (2019).