This website features the work of Edward T. "Terry" Wimberley, professor, social worker, gerontologist and clergyman. Terry holds a B.A. in psychology from Stetson University, a M.Div. from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, an M.S.W. from the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Social Work and a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. He has worked as a mental health and social service adminsitrator in Arizona and Texas where he admdinistered mental health centers for Samaritan Health Service in Mesa, Chandler and Apache Junction, Arizona and he administered the Department of Social Work at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for some 8 years.
Terry has also served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow (1989-90) and worked on Capitol Hill in Washington in both the House and the Senate working on a variety of policy issues. He has also worked as a psychotherapist and social worker for 10 years at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine, served 8 years on the facult of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch, 5 years as Director of the Gerontology Center and Chair of Mental Health and Human Services at Georgia State University in Atlanata and 21 years on the faculty of public affairs, social work and ecological studies (serially) at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida where he aslo served as the founding Dean of the Colleges of Education and Public and Social Services as well as being the first faculty person hired at the university.
Dr. Wimberley is the author of 3 books and more than 40 professional journal articles. Beyond his academic work, Terry has served as pastor of two rural churches in Pennsylvania (Pine Creek Presbyterian Church and Hanover Presbyterian Church), served as assistant minister at Bower Hill Community Church in Pittsburgh and Riverside Church in New York, and currently serves as Chaplain at Moorings Park (a retirement community) in Naples, Florida.
What follows is a set of web links that take the reader to courses and lectures that Dr. Wimberley has delivered over the last several years and which he continues to maintain and teach.
Lecture / Film Series