Anne Broussard

Office: CHHS Dean's Office, Hewitt Hall Rm 217, Durham, NH 03824
C. Anne Broussard, Associate Dean, Social Work

Anne Broussard received her Ph.D. at the Washington State University in 1986. She has been on the UNH faculty since 2000. Prior to UNH, Professor Broussard spent ten years at Miami University, first in the Department of Sociology, then in a new Department called Family Studies and Social Work. She is a Professor in the Department of Social Work and served as Chair for five and a half years before joining the CHHS Dean’s office where she served as a Faculty Fellow before becoming Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Professor Broussard specializes in child and family welfare, with a primary focus on inequitable treatment of children and their families in educational and health care settings. Her publications include Family Poverty in Diverse Contexts (Routledge, 2009, coauthor A. Joseph) and Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction (Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2011; coauthors J. Marx, F. Hopper, & D. Worster) and her research has been published in scholarly journals, including Affilia, Children and Schools, Equity and Excellence in Education, Family Preservation Journal, Health and Social Work, Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, Journal of Poverty, and Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. She has received multiple grants related to her work and serves on several journal editorial boards.

When she's not working, Anne enjoys competing in marathons and ultra-marathons, knitting, and enjoying her newest role as grandmother.


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Washington State University
  • M.S.W., Social Work, Louisiana State University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

  • Access to Health Services/Medical Care
  • Equal Educational Opportunity
  • Parent Involvement

Selected Publications

Broussard, C. A., Joseph, A. L., & Thompson, M. (2012). Stressors and Coping Strategies Used by Single Mothers Living in Poverty. Affilia, 27(2), 190-204. doi:10.1177/0886109912443884

Joseph, A. L., Slovak, K., Broussard, C. A., & Webster, P. S. (2012). School Social Workers and Multiculturalism: Changing the Environment for Success. Journal of Ethnic And Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21(2), 129-143. doi:10.1080/15313204.2012.673435

Shannon, P., & Broussard, C. A. (2011). Assessing the Health Perspectives of Unique Populations of Adolescents: A Focus Group Study. Social Work in Health Care, 50(3), 183-198. doi:10.1080/00981389.2010.545318

Marx, J. D., Broussard, A., Hopper, F., & Worster, D. (2011). Social Work and Social Welfare. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Broussard, C. A. (2011). Children, youth, family problems, and services. In Social Work and Social Welfare. Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.

Broussard, C. A. (2010). Research Regarding Low-Income Single Mothers' Mental and Physical Health: A Decade in Review. Journal of Poverty, 14(4), 443-451. doi:10.1080/10875549.2010.518003

Feldman, B. N., & Broussard, C. A. (2006). Men's Adjustment to Their Partners' Breast Cancer: A Dyadic Coping Perspective. Health & Social Work, 31(2), 117-127. doi:10.1093/hsw/31.2.117

Feldman, B., & Broussard, C. A. (2006). The Influence of Relational Factors on Men's Adjustment to Their Partners' Newly-Diagnosed Breast Cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 23(2-3), 23-43. doi:10.1300/j077v23n02_03

Broussard, C. A. (2003). Facilitating Home-School Partnerships for Multiethnic Families: School Social Workers Collaborating for Success. Children & Schools, 25(4), 211-222. doi:10.1093/cs/25.4.211

Broussard, C. A. (2000). Preparing Teachers to Work with Families: A National Survey of Teacher Education Programs. Equity & Excellence in Education, 33(2), 41-49. doi:10.1080/1066568000330207

Most Cited Publications