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Geri Summerville, MSW, LSW

  • Lecturer, MSSP Program

  • Internship Coordinator, MSSP Program

Geri Summerville is a Lecturer at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches Research and Evaluation Design in the MSSP program. She is a consultant to foundations and nonprofits in the areas of strategic planning, capacity building, program development, program evaluation, and program replication. She has more than 15 years of nonprofit management experience and for more than a decade was employed at Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) and held the position of Executive Vice President overseeing all aspects of P/PV’s programming. Previously, she was a senior program officer for Replication and Program Strategies, Inc. and served as a research assistant at the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, University of Pennsylvania. Her past experience also includes 12 years in health care administration and management in the private sector. Ms. Summerville holds a MSW degree, with a policy and administration focus, from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

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Faculty & Research

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SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

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