Shannon Butler-Mokoro, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Merrimack College
Dr. Shannon Butler-Mokoro is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Salem State University. Her over-arching teaching, research, and service theme is “creating culturally competent environments.”
Dr. Makoro’s current research projects are an edited book on feminist social work practices and an article on the black inmates at Tewksbury Almshouse. Her research interests include social welfare history; creating innovative ways to teach cultural competency; cultural competency in field education; and the work of faith-based social service agencies with immigrants, in particular, West African immigrants.
Dr, Makoro’s research interests outside of Social Work include the History of Higher Education, the History of Church-Affiliated Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the Sociology of the Black Religious Experience, and the Sociology of Gender.