University of Calgary

Andrea Newberry-Koroluk

  • Sessional Instructor
  • Leadership in Human Services
  • Mental Health

Currently Teaching


Andrea Newberry-Koroluk joined the Faculty as Senior Instructor and Distance Education Coordinator in 2016. She brings her passion for social work leadership and education to this role. Dr. Newberry-Koroluk has a strong social work practice background in elder care, mental health, and addictions settings, including direct-practice and leadership roles in healthcare and the not-for-profit sector. Her teaching and research interests include professional education; early-career practice; blended and distance delivery; professional foundations; values and ethics; social work leadership; and social work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness, including concurrent disorders.

Research and Scholarly Activity

Dr. Newberry-Koroluk is researching promising practices to reduce technological barriers in blended and distance education for BSW students. She is also pursuing models for extending early-career practice support to new graduates of social work degree programs.


BSW, University of British Columbia, 2002

MSW (Leadership in Human Services), University of Calgary, 2005

PhD, University of Calgary, 2014

Professional and Community Associations

Editorial Board Member, The Advocate, Alberta College of Social Workers’ (ACSW) quarterly magazine.


University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award, 2013

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, 2011–2014

Human Resources and Development Canada Graduate Student Grant, 2011

Queen Elizabeth Graduate Scholarship, 2010–2011

Publications from 2008-Present

Refereed Journal Articles 


Graham, J. R., Shier, M., Newberry, A. M., & Esina, E. (2014). Aligning perspectives of subjective well-being: Comparing spouse and colleague perceptions of social worker happiness. Qualitative Report, 19, 1–18. Available online: 

Newberry-Koroluk, A. M. (2014). Hitting the ground running: Neo-conservatism and first-year Canadian social workers. Critical Social Work, 15(1), 42–54. Available online: 

Newberry, A. M. (2012). Social work and hermeneutic phenomenology. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics.  Available online: 

Newberry, A. M. (2011). Field experiences of newly qualified Canadian social workers. Canadian Social Work, 13(1), 74–92. Available online: 

Newberry, A. M., & Pachet, A. (2008).  An innovative framework for psycho-social assessment in complex mental capacity evaluations. Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 13(4), 438–449. doi: 10.1080/13548500701694219 



Book Reviews 


Newberry, A. M. (2011). Book Review: Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research. Qualitative Health Research, 21(9), 1298–1300. doi: 10.1177/1049732311410357 


Non-Refereed Contributions 


Newberry-Koroluk, A. M. (2015). New social workers are hopeful despite challenges. The Advocate (Alberta College of Social Workers).  

Graham, J. R., Shier, M. L., Nicholas, D., Newberry, A. M., and Ramirex, J. (2013). Stress and well-being among AUPE Local 006 members (technical report).  


Refereed Conference Presentations 


Newberry-Koroluk, A. M. (2014, June). Agency Induction of First-Year Canadian Social Workers: A Unified Approach. Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences/Canadian Association for Social Work Education Congress 2014. St. Catherines, Ontario. 

Shier, M. L., Graham, J. R., Nicholas, D., & Newberry, A. (2014, January). Explaining occupational health outcomes for human service workers: The effect of workplace variables. Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2014 Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

Newberry, A. M. (2013). Hitting the ground running: Neo-conservatism and first-year Canadian social workers. Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences/Canadian Association for Social Work Education Congress 2013, Victoria, British Columbia. 


Graham, J. R., & Newberry, A. M. (2011). The Alberta 7-cities quantitative survey analysis. Metropolis, Vancouver, British Columbia 



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