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Eleanor M. Kiesel, PhD, LMSW, DVS, Esq

eleanor kiesel

Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Wesley College of Health & Behavioral Science
ekiesel [at] desu.edu


  • Ph.D.  2015 Social Work (Widener University, Chester, PA)
  • MSW  2009  Social Work (Delaware State University, Dover, DE); Licensed LMSW, 2019
  • DVS  2010  Domestic Violence Specialist certification
  • JD  1993  Juris Doctorate (Temple University School of Law Philadelphia, PA); Licensed in PA and DE (1993 and 2000 respectively, voluntary inactive currently)
  • BS  1989  Business Administration/Marketing (Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA)

Research Interests:

  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Women’s Issues
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Child Welfare
  • Law and Social Work
  • Higher Education

Professional Organizations and Memberships:

  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Social Workers