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Trevor Gates-Crandall, Ph.D

MSW Faculty/Assistant Professor

Trevor Gates-Crandall, Ph.D
Contact Info
General Classroom Building (GCB) 314G


  • Ph.D., Social Work (Gender and Women's Studies). University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012
  • M.S., Adult Education. Buffalo State University, 2018
  • Graduate Certificate in International Administration. Central Michigan University, 2011
  • M.S.W., Clinical Social Work. Norfolk State University, 2004.
  • B.A., Political Science, Christopher Newport University, 2001.


Dr. Trevor Gates-Crandall is an experienced social work educator and clinical social worker specializing in global practice with LGBTQ+ communities. Holding a PhD in Social Work and an interdisciplinary certificate in gender and women's studies, Trevor's teaching, research, and service interests revolve around the intersection of gender, sexuality, and culture in social work practice. Trevor is a 2022-2023 Fulbright Scholar in Gender Studies.  Trevor is currently conducting research on civic engagement, volunteerism, and mental health within LGBTQ+ communities. Additionally, he serves as an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia and an external thesis reviewer at the University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan.

Research Interests

LGBTQ+ allyship and inclusion in social work practice

Volunteerism and civic engagement

Culturally responsive practice


Gates, T. G. (2023). ‘Urn and Learn’: engagement and allyship in an introductory social work course. Social Work Education.

Gates, T. G., Bennett, B., & Yadav, R. (2023). Workplace friendships while teleworking during COVID-19: Experiences of social workers in Australia. International Social Work.

Gates, T. G., Morse, C., & Bennett, B. (2023). Workplace Heterosexism and Well-being: Education, Social Class, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work.

Innes, P., & Gates, T. G. (2023). ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’: the shifting motivations for volunteering in rural Wide Bay–Burnett Queensland. Rural Society.

Toze, M., Gates, T. G., Hughes, M., Dune, T., Westwood, S., Hafford-Letchfield, T., & Thepsourinthone, J. (2023). Social support in older transgender and gender diverse communities in the United Kingdom and Australia: a comparative study during COVID-19. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.

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