Associate Professor of Social Work
Head of the Social Work Department
Dr. Allen R. Stata, MSW, Ph.D., ACSW, LCSW (pip) has 39 years post masters experience which includes approximately 25 years of clinical and administrative experience in the mental health area of practice. In addition he has taught MSW and BSW University courses since January 1997. In 2002 Dr. Stata was the founding director of the BSW program at Eastern New Mexico University, which was accredited by CSWE in 2008. Dr. Stata has participated in numerous community service agencies over the years including being appointed as a commissioner for six years to the Southeastern [MA] Regional Economic Development District, SRPEDD. Dr. Stata was twice awarded the Chairman’s Annual Service Award by that agency. In Florida, Dr. Stata supported the Hospice of the Big Bend Area and was a featured speaker. While in New Mexico, Dr. Stata served the Curry/Roosevelt counties Coalition Against Domestic Violence. In Alabama, Dr. Stata is involved in building a new BSW program and guiding it through the accreditation process. He has begun involvement with the Perry County economic development group. He is a member of the Caribbean Studies Association and has delivered a paper at their annual conference.