PhD in Social Work from Louisiana State University
MSW from Louisiana State University
BSW from Grambling State University
BA in French Studies from Louisiana Tech University
Dr. Missy Malone has both her PhD in Social Work and her MSW from Louisiana State University. She also has a BSW from Grambling State University and a BA in French Language from Louisiana Tech University. Prior to obtaining her PhD, Dr. Malone worked as a Geriatric Behavioral Health Social Worker in Southwest Louisiana and as a Mental Health Social Worker at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Her research interests include: the aging process among prisoners, dementia and other cognitive disorders among older prisoners, mental health issues among older prisoners, and federal and state policies regarding smart and effective decarceration.
Jaggers, J.W., Tomek, S., Hooper, L., Malone, M.T., & Church, W. (2017). Delinquency, anger, & parental warmth: An analysis of minority youth living in extreme poverty. Child Welfare; Arlington, 95, 29-61.
Mitchell-Williams, M. T., Skipper, A., Alexander, M. C., & Wilks, S. (2015). Reference list errors in social work journals: A follow up analysis. Research on Social Work Practice, 25, 1-5. DOI: 10.1177/1049731515578536
Community Involvement / Board Positions
Thensted Outreach Center, grant writing, 2010
CASA St Landry, CASA Volunteer, 2010 - 2011
Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area, Research 2013