Sarah L. Hessenauer, BSW, MSW, PhD, is an associate professor in social work at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She has been in the department for ten years and is currently chair of the department. She earned her BSW degree in 1990 from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, her MSW in 1991 from UW-Milwaukee, and her PhD in 2011 from Loyola University of Chicago. Dr. Hessenauer is a certified licensed clinical social worker in the state of Wisconsin, and has worked as a practitioner and administrator in a variety of mental health and addictions agencies. She is a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accreditation site visitor and a current member of NASW, BPD, and CSWE. She has authored several articles and is a reviewer for several social work journals.