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Assistant Professor of Social Work
210 Bellerive Hall
Office Hours: By appointment.
Education: PhD, Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago (2015)
AM, Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago (2007)
Diploma FH (BSW), Social Work, Lutheran University of Applied Sciences for Social Work, Dresden, Germany (2003)
Courses Taught: SW 3210 Social Issues and Social Policy Development
Research Interests: Include minority youth development, transition to adulthood, inequality, comparative research and social policy.
Biographical Narrative: Florian Sichling is a social worker from Germany. He received his PhD from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago in 2015. His research examines the transition to adulthood of disadvantaged, immigrant and minority youth in the U.S. and Germany. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, Dr. Sichling gained practice experience working with Turkish immigrant youth in West Germany and as an anti-racist organizer in East Germany.
As an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, Dr. Sichling teaches undergraduate courses, and serves as an MSW student advisor.