David Rothwell

Assistant Professor

College of Public Health and Human Sciences
160 SW 26th St
Corvallis, OR 97331


Departmental Profile

After receiving his PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, David completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National University of Singapore. He holds an MSW from Tulane University and BA from Pitzer College. David practiced as a social worker in mental health and community economic development. Prior to joining the College of Public Health and Human Sciences he was an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at McGill University.



T. Esposito, Chabot, M., Rothwell, D., é, N., and Delaye, A., “Out-of-home placement and regional variations in poverty and health and social services spending: A multilevel analysis”, Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 72, pp. 34 - 43, 2017.

A. Grenier, Barken, R., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D., and Bourgeois-Guérin, V., “Homelessness among older people: Assessing strategies and frameworks across Canada”, Canadian Review of Social Policy/Revue canadienne de politique sociale, 2016.

A. T. Duchesne and Rothwell, D., “What leads to homeless shelter re-entry? An exploration of the psychosocial, health, contextual and demographic factors”, Can J Public Health, vol. 107, no. 1, p. 94, 2016.

A. Grenier, Barken, R., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D., Bourgeois-Guérin, V., and Lavoie, J. - P., “A Literature Review of Homelessness and Aging: Suggestions for a Policy and Practice-Relevant Research Agenda.”, Can J Aging, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 28-41, 2016.