Education

Degree University
A.B. Vassar College
A.S. Greenfield Community College
B.S. College of Our Lady of the Elms
M.A. New School for Social Research
Ph.D. New School for Social Research
M.S. University of Massachusetts

Biography

Dr. Childers became a nurse after many years of teaching sociology and women’s studies. Her practice has been in adult and adolescent mental health nursing. She served as interim director of nursing at Elms from 2000 to 2003. Dr. Childers’ areas of expertise are nursing theory, the evolution of nursing and scholarly writing.