Shaunna Millar, LMSW
MSW Program Director
Lindquist Hall 536
Shaunna Millar is a Clinical Professor and MSW Program Director in the School of Social Work. She has been a social worker since 1997, and received both her BSW and MSW degrees from Wichita State University. Before returning to Wichita State University in 2010, she was an adjunct instructor for Butler Community College in Andover, Kansas, for ten years, and had served as a previous visiting instructor with WSU in 2003-2004. She has taught across the social work curriculum, and has particular interests in creativity in multilevel practice, social welfare policy, creative social work, and children’s issues.
Shaunna has worked primarily in the areas of child welfare, mental health, forensic social work, and juvenile justice. She started her career working with the YWCA Women’s Crisis Center as a children’s advocate, and continued working with children facing issues of violence and sexual abuse with the Exploited & Missing Child Unit at SRS and with the Wichita Children’s Home. These experiences led her into social work experiences addressing the mental health needs of youth in the Juvenile Justice system with Sedgwick County Department of Corrections, and providing outpatient adult and child individual, family and group therapy with Youthville Family Consultation Service.
She currently facilitates writing workshops for sexual assault survivors. She was an Online Faculty Fellow for 2015-16, and was awarded a Tilford Fellowship in 2014-15. She served as a University Retention Fellow for 2016-2018, and current is a Recruitment Faculty Fellow for 2019-2020. She provides training and support for social workers and other professionals in Wichita and surrounding communities. She is a member of the Kansas Council for Social Work Education and the National Association of Social Workers.
- M.S.W., Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.
- B.S.W., Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.