Dr. Bolin received his doctorate in sociology from Oklahoma State University. His dissertation research focused on quality assurance in the deinstitutionalization of individuals with developmental disabilities in Oklahoma. He received his MSW from Walla Walla College. His current research interests include the Pedagogy of Social Work Education including teaching research and professional identity in social work. Dr. Bolin teaches research and evaluation in the School of Social Work as well as courses on the Advanced Generalist Practice Model at Wichita State University.