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Allen-Mccombs, Jennette

Allen-Mccombs, Jennette

Assistant Professor
Social Work
Areas of Expertise:
  • Implementation Science
  • Trauma-informed Practice
  • First-Generation College Students
Dr. Jennette Allen-McCombs is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work. She holds an MSW and Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Stony Brook University. Her current research focuses on higher education policy and first-generation college students. Her other research interest includes the implementation of organizational change within child welfare agencies. Dr. Allen-McCombs teaches several courses, including social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, methods of social work research and research evaluation. As a New York State licensed social worker, Dr. Allen-McCombs dedicated her career to assisting youth in crisis in a variety of settings from medical clinics to State and County justice systems. She has also conducted outcome and process evaluations for child welfare and juvenile justice agencies across New York State.
Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Stony Brook University  Social Welfare  2014 
MSW  Stony Brook University  Social Welfare  2006 
BS  SUNY College at Old Westbury  Public Health  2000