Andrew Repp

Assistant Professor


Dr. Repp teaches core courses in the MSW program. His specialty is in macro practice social work with military, veterans, and their families.

Read Dr. Repp's CV (pdf)


Education and Training


  • PhD, MSW, University of Illinois-Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work
  • BSW, Aurora University, Aurora, Ill., School of Social Work
  • AA, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Ill.

Research Interests


  • Structural barriers to veterans' federal, state, and local benefits access and utilization
  • Social welfare history and policy
  • Critical social work pedagogy

Noteworthy Publications


Repp, A. I., Watson, A.C., Burns, J., & Jones, L. (2019). The West Side Community Outreach Pilot Project: A mental health outreach initiative in urban communities of color. Social Work in Mental Health, 17(6), 662-681. doi:10.1080/15332985.2019.1625477

Repp, A. I., & Geiger, J. M. (2018). Invisible parents: Foster home licensing transparency on state-level websites. Child Welfare, 96(4), 1-21.

Repp, A. I. (2015). Book review [Review of the book Poverty in America: A Handbook, by J. Iceland]. Journal of Community Practice, 23(3-4), 529-531. doi:10.1080/10705422.2015.1096185


Courses Taught

Human Behavior Theories

Field Instruction

Service and Memberships
  • Association for Community Organization and Social Administration
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Society for Social Work and Research

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