Justin Bucchio

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs,
Founding MSW Program Director
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences



  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Interviewing Skills
  • MSW Practice I & II
  • Social Policy Research
  • Diversity & Social Justice
  • Advanced Micro Practice
  • Advanced Mezzo Practice
  • Advanced Macro Practice
  • Empirical Practice Field Internships


  • Child Welfare
  • LGBT Foster Youth
  • International Social Work
  • Online Education
  • Interdisciplinary Education and Practice


  • BSW, Middle Tennessee State University
  • MSSW, PhD,  University of Tennessee

Academic Profile

Dr. Bucchio is an Associate Professor and the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for the Health Science programs in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Bucchio is also the founding MSW Program Director. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2012 and a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2009 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Bucchio’s research interests include Child Welfare & LGBT Foster Youth, International Social Work, Online Education, and Interdisciplinary Education and Practice. Dr. Bucchio has taught across MSW and BSW curricula and is experienced with programmatic accreditation processes.

Dr. Bucchio can be reached at jbucchio@fdu.edu

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