BA, English, University of Hawaii
MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary
MSW, California State University, Fresno
PhD, Social Welfare, Case Western Reserve University
David Chenot is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Work. He earned a Master of Divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master of Social Work at California State University, Fresno. David completed a Doctorate in Social Welfare at Case Western Reserve University (The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences). His past academic appointments have been at California State University, Bakersfield, where he served for seven years as both an instructor and the CalSWEC Project Coordinator in the MSW program. David is also an LCSW in the State of California and practiced professional social work in both public child welfare services and public mental health for many years. His research interests include: the retention of social workers in public child welfare services, resilience among vulnerable children and families, and spirituality, religion and social work.