Dr. Andrea Barrick

Assistant Professor 

Office: Shippen Hall 333

Phone: 717-477-1271

Email: ASBarrick@ship.edu


BSW- Barton College (2001)

MSW- West Virginia University (2008)

Master of Public Administration- West Virginia University (2008)

Master of Arts in Political Science- West Virginia University (2012)

Ph.D. in Political Science- West Virginia University (2015)



SWK 360- Research Techniques for Social Workers

SWK 420- Gender Issues for Helping Professionals 

SWK 450:  Social Policies and Services

SWK 462- Seminar in Social Work Methods 

SWK 615 Advanced Social Welfare Policies


Barrick, A,. and Worsham, J. (2020).  Issue framing, entrepreneurship and the passage of the violence against women act.  Journal of Policy Practice and Research, doi: 10.1007/s42972-020-00012-z.

Davis, D., Barrick, A., and Talley, K. (2020).  What does this have to do with me?”  African American student’s perspectives of image-based PowerPoints in BSW classes.  Journal of Social Work Education, doi: 10.1080/10437797.2020.1713946.

Barrick, A., and Kilwein, J.C. (2019). Protection order policymaking in the U.S. State Courts of Last Resort from 1980-2019.  State and Local Government Review, 51(2), 83-91. doi: 10.1177/0160323X19883677.

Barrick, A., Davis, D., and Wink, D. (2018). Images versus texts in PowerPoint lectures: Who does it benefit?. The Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work. Forthcoming. 

Professional Interest

  • Agenda Setting
  • Violence against Women
  • Policymaking in State Supreme Courts
  • Public Opinion
  • Pedagogy Issues in Social Work


Shippensburg University Faculty Professional Development Council Grant Spring 2020

Council of Trustees Presidential New Faculty Development Grant Fall 2019