John Gallagher, Ph.D., LSW, LCAC

Associate Professor

Wiekamp Hall, 2217
1800 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, Indiana IN
Office: (574) 520-4464

Area of Interest:

Dr. John Gallagher is an Associate Professor of social work at Indiana University South Bend where he teaches in the mental health and addictions concentration.  He has practiced mental health and addictions counseling since 2000, and is credentialed as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC).  He received his A.A. in criminal justice from Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), B.A. in criminal justice and psychology from Alvernia University, M.S.W. from Marywood University, and Ph.D. in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington.  The title of his dissertation was  Evaluating drug court effectiveness and exploring racial disparities in drug court outcomes: A mixed methods study.  His research agenda involves exploring the factors that may contribute to racial disparities in drug court outcomes and completing policy analyses on the impact that drug court law has on outcomes.