Dr. Benjamin Malczyk

Assistant Professor, Program Director and Online Program Director

Office: WRNH 2017   |    Phone: (308) 865-8477   |    Email: malczykbr@unk.edu

Dr. Benjamin Malczyk


Dr. Ben Malczyk is an Assistant Professor who joined the department in 2015. Ben completed his graduate work at the University at Albany, State University of New York, including a MSW and a graduate certificate in online teaching. He received his Bachelor’s degree in marriage, family and human development from Brigham Young University. His dissertation focuses on the influence of the parent child relationship and student academic engagement. Prior to joining UNK, Ben taught at SUNY Albany and assisted in online program development. Additionally, he conducted research and participated in policy work related to schools in high risk neighborhoods. Ben’s primary research interests include familial influences on adolescent behavior and wellbeing, poverty, and online education as a means of achieving social justice.

Ben will be teaching Social Work with Organizations & Communities, Introduction to Social Welfare, and Social Policy and Programs.