Dr. Marlys Peck



Associate Professor
Social Work Program Director
Wood 5


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social Work) University of Missouri, Columbia, MO May 2008
  • Master of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO May 1993
  • Bachelor of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO May 1992

Dr. Marlys Peck, Associate Professor of Social Work, earned her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dr. Peck's teaching interests include human development, basic skills, and macro social work. Her research interests include aging, community collaborations, and social entrepreneurship partnerships. Dr. Peck currently serves as the BSW Program Director and the Association of Social Work Students faculty mentor.


Recent Publications:

Oliver, D. P., & Peck, M. R. (2018) Conducting interventions in long-term care settings. In B. Melynk and D. Morrison-Beedy (Eds.), Intervention research and evidence based quality improvement (pp.292-297). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Peck, M. & Gordon, T. (2015, March 6). Introducing students to professionalism: The McNair collaborative model. Paper presentation at the Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO.


Awards and Honors:

Learning to a Greater Degree Award, presented by the University of Central Missouri, Spring 2018


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