Mininder (Mimi) Sodhi, PhD, LCSW

Assistant Professor, Social Work

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Dr. Sodhi has more than 20 years of experience as a social work administrator and educator. She has taught across the practice, research, HBSE curricula, and field education in both BSW and MSW programs.

Before joining Regis, Dr. Sodhi served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand and has been a training specialist with the Department of Health and Human Services. She also served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserves and received a Meritorious Service Medal as well as a Navy Commendation Medal.

Dr. Sodhi has experience as a clinical social worker in Georgia, where she provided services in substance abuse recovery as a military family counselor. She also supported personnel in need of mental health, crisis intervention, and trauma recovery services.


  • PhD – University of Georgia
  • MSW – University of Hawaii
  • BGS – University of Maryland


Interview: Dr. Sodhi explains why she got into social work, some of the challenges and highlights of the profession, her experience in the Marines, and why Regis is a great choice for students looking for a supportive community. Read More