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Meet the Staff

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Martha Ekblad, MA

Program Coordinator, Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 804-2719
Email: [email protected]

Martha has worked at APU for 12 years. She supports the MSW program, coordinates department projects, events and grant management, and assists the chair.

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Jennifer Hinton

Program Manager, Practicum Education

Phone: (626) 804-2595
Email: [email protected]

Jennifer joined the department in 2017. She excels at strategic planning and problem solving, and her strengths are Achiever, Learner, Analytical, Significance, and Relator.

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Michelle Dev Anandhan

Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Social Work and Inland Empire MSW Programs

Phone: (626) 857-2410
Email: [email protected]

Michelle comes to the Department of Social Work with more than 10 years of APU experience, previously supporting various senior administrators. Her years of experience as an executive assistant, as well as her business administration background, bring solid staff support to the faculty and students of our undergraduate and Inland Empire MSW programs. Michelle’s top five strengths are discipline, maximizer, responsibility, communication, and strategic.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.