NASW Board of Directors
Director, Region X

Dorothy Saxon Greene, PhD, MSW


Dorothy “Dottie” Greene is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work and the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counseling at East Tennessee State University. She has been a social work and addiction educator for 14 years.Greene holds a PhD from the University of Utah and an MSW from UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Greene is the Chair of NASW’s ATOD Specialty Practice Section and has served this committee for nearly seven years. For over 20 years, Greene has practiced in the areas of addiction, mental health, trauma, and clinical supervision. In 2010, Dr. Greene was recognized as an ATOD Pioneer by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. She is a member of NASW and NAADAC and holds multiple credentials related to social work, addiction counseling, and clinical supervision.