Devin Thomas, MSW, CAPSW

Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Liaison
Social Work

Devin Thomas is a clinical assistant professor and field liaison in the Social Work Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned her MSW from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Devin is a certified advanced practicing social worker with a variety of social work experience. She has worked extensively with the LGBTQ+ population, specifically with survivors of trauma, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and sexual exploitation. Other areas of experience include housing and homelessness, child welfare and aging out of foster care, community-based services, and reproductive and sexual health education and services.


  • MSW, Concentration in Community Health and Urban Development, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BSW, Minor in Peace and Justice Studies, University of St. Thomas

Professional Interests:

  • Sexual health and relationship education
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Trauma-informed care in social work practice
  • Intimate partner violence, domestic violence and sexual assault services