Michael Pelts

Assistant Professor

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Graduate Certificate Public Health University of Missouri
PhD Social Work University of Missouri - Columbia
MSW Social Work Portland State University
BS Social and Rehabilitation Services University of Southern Mississippi


Pelts, M., Albright, D. L., McDaniel, J., Laski, S., & Godfrey, K. (2019, February). An exploratory study: Informing health and prevention services for transgender and gender nonconforming student service members and veterans. Traumatology. Advance online publication.
Turner, G. W., Pelts, M., & Thompson, M. G. (2018). Breaking taboos: The power of group work for first generation scholars. Group work stories celebrating diversity. New York, NY: Routledge.
Galambos, G., Rantz, M., Bongiorno, M., Pelts, M., & Jun, J. S. (2018). A qualitative examination of older adult and family member perceptions of living with intelligent sensors. 17.
Pelts, M., Albright, D. L., McDaniel, J., & Godfrey, K. (2018). Physical health characteristics of student service members and Veterans by sexual orientation..
Hrostowski, S., & Pelts, M. (2018). The promises and challenges of PrEP in Mississippi.
Pelts, M., Hrostowski, S., Cardin, S., & Swindle, R. (2018). Using a life review to inform mental health services with older gay and lesbian veterans.
Turner, G. E., Pelts, M., & Thompson, M. (2017). Between the academy and queerness: Microaggressions in social work education. , 1-14.
Pelts, M. (2017). Strategic plan supplemental technical report for practices related to service delivery. Supplemental Technical Report for Strategic Plan for Families First for Mississippi.
Pelts, M., & Albright, D. L. (2016, January). Wounded bonds: Gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) military service members and veterans. inSocialWork® Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast].
Pelts, M., Rolbiecki, A., & Albright, D. L. (2014). LGBT student veterans. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books.
Rolbiecki, A., Pelts, M., & Albright, D. L. (2014). Student veterans impacted by military sexual trauma. Student veterans in human services programs: A primer for administrators, faculty and academic advisors. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books.
Pelts, M., Rolbiecki, A., & Albright, D. L. (2014). An update to ‘Among the Missing’: Lesbian and gay content in social work journals. , 59(2), 131-138.
Pelts, M., & Albright, D. L. (2014). Critical analysis of the interpreter scale.
Pelts, M., Rolbiecki, A., & Albright, D. L. (2014). Implication for services with gay men and lesbians who have served. , 12(5-6), 429-442.
Thompson, A., Ruhr, L. R., Maynard, B. R., Pelts, M., & Bowen, N. (2013, November). Protocol for a Systematic Review: Self-Management Interventions for Reducing Challenging Behaviors among School-age Students..
Pelts, M. (2013). Developing evidence-based generalist practice skills. , 23(4), 482-482.
Burgess, D., & Pelts, M. (2010). Characteristics of fall term 2009 first-time freshmen admitted under the new GPA requirement.
Burgess, D., & Pelts, M. (2010). Profile of the entering class of 2009.


2019 UALR Fall

ADP Internship I (SOWK8503)
Methods of Social Work Res (SOWK3322)
Soc Wel Policy/Services (SOWK7350)

2019 UALR Spring

Foundations III (SOWK7331)
Human Behav/Soc Envir II (SOWK3304)

2018 UALR Fall

Methods of Social Work Res (SOWK3322)
Soc Wel Policy/Services (SOWK7350)