Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli received her B.S.W. from Argentina, her M.S.W. from Iran, and her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of practice and teaching are generalist social work practice with a focus on community practice. Since 2001 she has developed and taught online courses. She has extensive experience in working with clients from diverse backgrounds including Latinos, Native Americans, and Iranians. Her volunteer positions have been at the local, state, and national levels. Dr. Queiro-Tajalli serves as the President of the DANESH Institute, Chair of the Latina/Latino Track, APM, CSWE, member of the Editorial Board of ACOSA and the Editorial Board of Advances in Social Work: Linking Research, Education & Practice Journal, and member of the Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, NASW Indiana Chapter.
Dr. Queiro-Tajalli’s current presentations and writings focus on diversity, aging, immigrants, with a focus on Latinos and people from the Middle East, spirituality, social movements, and women.