Michael Pelts

Assistant Professor

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PhD Social Work University of Missouri - Columbia
Graduate Certificate Public Health University of Missouri
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

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)