Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Emeritus Faculty

Title IV-E Child Academic Partnership in Public Child Welfare Principle Investigator


  • Ph.D., Case Western University, Major sarea: Social Welfare 1997
  • MSW, Michigan State University, Major area: Social Work, 1973
  • B.A., Anderson University, Major Sociology, 1967

Teaching Specialties

  • Social Work Practice with groups, communities and organizations
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Mediation in Social Work

Research Interests

  • Access and visitation mediation practice
  • Service learning in social work education


  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Licensed Certified Social Worker
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission
  • Certified Mediation for Arkansas Circuit Courts Domestic Relations Cases

Richard K. Freer

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3357
F: 870-972-3987


Building: Eugene W. Smith Hall
Room: 327P

Alternative Contact

Sandra Tate
P: 870-972-3984