D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

Jennifer Anderson-Meger

Research Fellow 2013-14 and 2016-17

Jennifer Anderson-Meger

Professor, Social Work Program/Master of Arts in Servant Leadership Research Faculty

Dr. Anderson-Meger has been a social worker for over 30 years and has over 16 years of experience as a professor in the Social Work department at Viterbo University. She currently serves as Program Director.  She holds doctorate, masters, and bachelors degrees in social work and is certified as an advance practice social worker. Over her years at Viterbo she has led and served on numerous elected and appointed committees. She has served on the executive board of the Wisconsin Council on Social Work Education and is vice chair of the governor-appointed Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Review Board (MPSW Board) for the State of Wisconsin. Dr. Anderson-Meger has served as a trainer to social workers statewide for boundaries and ethics continuing education.  Her research and scholarship is focused on epistemology in social work and critical thinking. She has taught across the curriculum in social work and specializes in research methods and theory courses. She helped design and teach the research sequence in the Masters of Servant Leadership program. Her social work practice experience includes work in policy development and evaluation, medical and vocational rehabilitation, and counseling. Dr. Anderson-Meger has several publications and is the author of a book on the importance of research and theory for social work. 


Speaking Topics

  • Epistemological Beliefs of Social Work Students
  • Critical Thinking in Social Work
  • Values, Ethics, and Technology in Social Work
  • Teaching Values and Ethics