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Cimone Schwoeffermann
Cimone Schwoeffermann



 SSW Director of Student Affairs


She is an alumna of the School of Social Work, having received her MSW from Portland State University. She also holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Oregon with a minor in Spanish and conducted additional study at the Tecnológico de Regional Querétaro in Mexico.

PSU History

Cimone first arrived in 2011 as the Recruitment & Retention Specialist; As a first generation alumna of the SSW she felt compelled to return to higher ed and specifically the SSW to help increase access to education for other folks.

Academic/Research Focus

Cimone has a strong background in outreach and working with marginalized and oppressed identity groups. She has practiced in the community by providing direct service to children and families in community mental health. She emphasizes efforts to effect empowerment of individuals and communities, and to problem-solve with people and systems from diverse thoughts, practices and viewpoints.

Personal Interests

Reading Science Fiction, spending time with family, scrap booking, Zumba eating great food!