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    VanCamp, Aloha A.

    Aloha A. VanCamp

    Associate Professor of Social Work. She teaches Social Welfare Policy and Social Research and has expertise in the areas of mental health and program evaluation. VanCamp holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University, a Master of Social Work from Wayne State University and a doctorate in education, evaluation and research from Wayne State University. She is licensed master social worker in the State of Michigan and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (Michigan) and the Michigan Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Educators. Previously, she served as president of the Michigan Society for Clinical Social Work and chair of the Detroit Mercy Social Work Department. She joined the University in 1989.



    Van Hook, Maureen

    Maureen Van Hook

    Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene, Director of Dental Hygiene Program,Hygiene Program, teaches Dental Hygiene Care, Oral Health Assessment, Periodontal Therapy I and II and Strategies for the Prevention of Oral Disease to dental hygiene students. She is also involved in teaching local anesthesia to dental hygiene students. Additional responsibilities include serving as Dental Hygiene Program Director. Her interests focus on educational methodologies. She has received a number of teaching awards. Ms. Van Hook holds a certificate and B.S degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Detroit and M.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan. She joined the University in 2012.


    Venugopal, Eswara P.

    Eswara P. Venugopal

    Associate Professor of Physics, teaches general physics courses and laboratories for engineering, life science and architecture students. He has published papers in theoretical atomic and particle physics. His recent research deals with chiral anomalies in photon-hadron interactions. He holds a M.Sc. (tech) degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, India, a M.S. in Physics from Utah State University, and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He joined the University in 1998.



    Vernon, Alex

    Alex Vernon

    Director of the Immigration Law Clinic and Assistant Professor of Law, has practiced exclusively in immigration law. He directs the Immigration Law Clinic and joined the University in 2015.



    Vogel, Stephen P.

    Stephen P. Vogel

    Professor of Architecture, teaches design and graduate seminars in historic preservation and the history of Detroit. Vogel is a licensed architect with extensive experience in urban design, adaptive reuse, historic rehabilitation and multi-family, mixed income housing communities. His projects have received over 50 design awards.  He is past president of the American Institute of Architects, Detroit Chapter and Michigan Chapter. He was inducted into the College of Fellows of the AIA in 1994 and received the AIA Detroit and Michigan Gold Medals. He is a national AIA Richard Upjohn Fellow and Louise Blanchard Bethune Fellow. Vogel holds the B.Arch and M.Arch degrees from the University of Detroit. He was Dean of the School of Architecture from 1993 to 2011.