Maribel Lopez
Instructor; Field Seminar Instructor
Social Work
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 600-2194
Concentration in Children and Families
Courses Taught
SWK 303: Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SWK 306: Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SWK 353: Field Seminar I
SWK 354: Field Seminar II
SWK 310: Practicum I
SWK 311: Practicum II
SWK 433: Advanced Practice with Children
Research Interests
Latinas and Higher Education

National Louis University, Chicago IL., Ed.D Adult Education Program

Jane Adams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters of Social Work

Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, Bachelors of Social Work 

Morton College, Cicero, Illinois, Associates in Liberal Arts

Truman College, Chicago, Illinois, Basic Certificate in Earl Childhood Ed.


Dr. Lopez obtained her Ed. D degree from National Louis University in Chicago. She received her master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Lopez has extensive experience working with children, families, individuals, couples and youth counseling. Dr. Lopez is engaged in community education both locally and internationally, on women empowerment, women’s ministry, early childhood education, substance abuse and domestic violence. She co-founded Latina Child Care Providers In Action (LCCPIA) in 1998. This is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster economic development in the Latina community. In addition, she established the Dr. Maribel Lopez Scholarship Foundation, with a mission to support students in school. Dr. Lopez is passionate about teaching and engaging in shared knowledge with her students in the classroom.

LIB 410
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 600-2194
Office Hours
By appointment
El Centro
Main Campus