Dr. Tozi Gutierrez, LMSW
Clinical Lecturer & Director of Field Education
Dr. Tozi Gutierrez is a faculty member in the School of Social Work at Texas State University since 2014. Dr. Gutierrez received her B.A. in Psychology from Western Oregon State University, a MSSW from the University of Texas at Arlington, and Doctoral in Leadership Studies from Our Lady of the Lake University. Dr. Gutierrez' areas of research include instructors' as leaders as influential in student engagement and satisfaction, and online social work education. Dr. Gutierrez has over 25 years of professional leadership experience in public and not for profit administration with progressive experience in business operations, employee relations, and organizational management. Dr. Gutierrez is focused on transforming concepts into practical applications using effective teaching techniques, engaging students from diverse learning backgrounds, and creating a positive learning community where students thrive.