Gary Dick

Gary L Dick


French Hall


CAHS School of Social Work - 0108

Health Sciences Building - School of Social Work, College of Allied Health Sciences
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Professional Summary

Professor Dick has been teaching at the University of Cincinnati for over 30 years. Gary teaches in both the graduate and undergraduate programs in the School of Social Work.  He alos conducts research, provides community service, provides trainings and workshops locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Dick's research interests are in fatherhood, family violence, men, program evaluation, self-esteem, and instrument development. 


Bachelor's Degree, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, 1977 (Criminal Justice)

Master's Degree, University of Illinois 1980 (Social Work)

Doctoral Degree, The Ohio State University 2000 (Social Work)

Research and Practice Interests

My main area of research is in program evaluation, instrument development, fatherhood, self-esteem, domestic violence and veterans.

Research Support

Grant: #CCMHRB / 1 U79 SM059046-01 Investigators:Dick, Gary; Dziegielewski, Sophia 10-01-2009 -09-29-2015 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Fast Track System of Care Role:PI $550,027.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Design Impact Research Agreement Investigators:Dick, Gary; Scott, Robinson 07-01-2014 -12-31-2014 United Way of Greater Cincinnati Evaluation Contract with Design Impact Role:PI $8,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit


Peer Reviewed Publications

Dick, Gary L. (2011. )The Changing Role of Fatherhood: The Father As a Provider of Self Object Functions.Psychoanalytic Social Work, ,18 (2 ),107 --125

Gary L. Dick (2005. )Witnessing Marital Violence as Children: Men's Perceptions of Their Fathers.Social Service Research, ,32 (2 ),1 --24

Gary L. Dick (2004. )Men's Relationships with their Fathers: Comparing Men: Comparing Men Who Batter Women with Non-Violent Men.Journal of Emotional Abuse, ,4 (1 ),61 --84

Dick, Gary L. & Bronson, D. (2005. )Adult Men's Self-Esteem: The Relationship with the Father.Families in Society, ,86 (4 ),580 --588

Gary L. Dick (2004. )The Fatherhood Scale.Research on Social Work Practice, ,14 (2 ),80 --92

Published Books

Gary L. Dick (2014. )Social Work Practice with Veterans .Washington, DC ,NASW Press (Editor)

Professional Affiliation

1980: National Association of Social Workers NASW, Washington, DC

Contact Information

Academic - Health Sciences Building - School of Social Work, College of Allied Health Sciences
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-555-4620
Fax: 513-556-2077