Portrait of Ke'Andra Hagans (black woman), social work clinical assistant professor and field liaison

Ke'Andra Hagans, MSW, LCSW, SSW

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Social Work
  • Field Liaison, Social Work Field Program
  • Program Coordinator, School Social Work

Ke'Andra Hagans is a clinical assistant professor, social work field liaison, and program coordinator for school social work in the Social Work Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a licensed clinical social worker and school social worker.

Throughout her career, Ke'Andra has focused on serving children, families, and individuals in a variety of capacities, including as a psychotherapist, group facilitator, school social worker, and clinical director. She has also worked with populations in out-of-home placement, residential and in-patient settings, schools, and in the community. Prior to her current position, Ke’Andra was an adjunct professor at Alverno College where she taught the courses Mental Health Aid and Social Policy.

Ke’Andra was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and understands the intersection of mental health, poverty, economic disenfranchisement, social injustices, and environmental stressors that plague the community. Ke'Andra has dedicated herself to the service of her people and community and hopes to influence future social workers as they embark on their own journey of service.


  • School Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2016
  • MSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010
  • BSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005

Professional Interests:

  • Social justice and equity
  • Trauma informed practice
  • Mental health and clinical services
  • Sexual violence and abuse services

Curriculum Vitae