Stephanie Gangemi PhD, LCSW, CCHP
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University of Colorado
Dr. Stephanie Gangemi is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, College of Public Service. Stephanie is also a licensed clinical social worker in Colorado. She holds a PhD in social work from Smith College, a Master of Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work, and a Bachelor of Arts from Wagner College. Dr. Gangemi brings over 15 years of social work practice and academic teaching experience. She has over a decade of experience in correctional mental health, practicing at Riker's Island as well as serving as the director of mental health at the El Paso County Jail in Colorado. Her clinical practice has included work with incarcerated people with severe and persistent mental illness; the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of personality disorders; and suicide prevention. Her research is on the training and experiences of the correctional health care workforce. She was also the 2018, first-place winner of the international, Seidenberg Paper Prize on proposed solutions to issues between guards and inmates.