Kathryn Woods

Kathryn Woods, PhD, MSW, MPA

Dr. Kathryn Woods has been working in the areas of crisis intervention and gender based violence for the past 20 years. A social worker by training, she spent 13 years working directly with sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking violence survivors. Now a social work professor at Ferris State University in Michigan as well as an adjunct at the University of Colorado Denver, she loves teaching and translating her years of practice into learning experiences for students. Kathryn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State University in 1997 and her Master of Social Work from Arizona State University in 1999. She moved to Colorado in 2007 where she completed a second Master’s in Domestic Violence Program Management from the University of Colorado Denver in 2010 and her PhD in social work from Colorado State University in 2016. Kathryn lives in Michigan with her miniature dachshund, Zoe, and enjoys reading and binge-watching shows on Netflix.