Frances Strayer, LICSW

Coordinator of Field Education

Office: Hyde 411
MSW: University of Connecticut
BA: University of Wisconsin

About Professor Strayer (she/her):

Professor Strayer began her social work career as an emergency service clinician at Genesis in Laconia and a community organizer for Senior Housing in Sandwich, NH. She then moved on to public schools, spending the next 30 years at Ossipee Central School and Moultonborough Central Schools, retiring in 2015. During her career in school social work, Professor Strayer also maintained a small private practice with adolescents. Before joining the Social Work program as Field Coordinator, she was a teaching lecturer and has been a member the advisory board for the PSU Social Work program since 2002.  Her passions outside of work include family activities, hiking, wild life tracking, gardening, biking, swimming, and international travel.

Volunteer-Community Work

Professor Strayer lives with her husband in a house they built in Sandwich, NH.  They have two grown children. Her passions outside of work include family activities, hiking, wildlife tracking, gardening, biking, swimming and international travel. Professor Strayer is a Board Member of the Endowment for Health and a participating member of the NH Race and Equity Task Force.