Larry W. Bennett, Ph.D., LCSW

Professor and BSW Coordinator

Campus: South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave.
South Bend, IN 46634
office: 574-520-4881


Larry Bennett received his BA from Southern Illinois University and his MSW/PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to becoming an Assistant Professor in 1993, he worked 20 years in community-based mental health settings, retiring from practice in 2012. His scholarship has focused on the co-occurrence of substance abuse and domestic violence, and on the effectiveness of services designed to interrupt these conditions.   He is co-author of Evaluation of Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Sage Press, 2002).