Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work
BA, Oberlin College,
JD, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law,
Other, Case Western Reserve University,
Serving plaintiffs and defendants, Professor Pollack has been an expert witness for lawyers in more than 25 states. He has also provided litigation support and been a consultant to many attorneys. Since 1980, Professor Pollack has held executive, management, and policy-making positions in social welfare agencies in Maryland and Ohio, including deputy executive director for Maryland's Social Services Administration and principal advisor for health and human services to Ohio's governor. His experience includes liability of agencies and workers in child protection and foster care, licensing of public and private facilities, record management, confidentiality, and ethics.
Professor Pollack's research interests include law, ethics, and liability; adoption, foster care, child abuse and neglect; wrongful death of children in foster care and in residential care; risk management; record keeping; licensing and accreditation; and international social work. Professor Pollack is an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.
Wilf campus - Belfer Hall