Meg DeJong-Shier, LMSW

Instructor of Social Work

Office: Old Main 432C
Phone: 806-651-2624

Professional Profile

Meg Shier joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in January of 2018. She graduated Princeton University in 1999 and obtained her Master of Social Work from Monmouth University in 2004.

Teaching and Related Service

Meg Shier is Field Supervisor/Liaison for the Social Work Program. She also teaches Diversity and other classes within the BSW curriculum.

Meg Shier is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.

Research and Creative Activity 

Meg has worked in many social work fields since her MSW graduation in 2004. She has experience in immigration, homelessness, transitional housing, mental health, and medical social work. For the past eight years, she has focused on geriatric social work, specifically dementia care. Since she has lived in Amarillo, Meg has worked at several long term care facilities, ensuring that her clients and their families are empowered with knowledge and understanding regarding available medical care options.