A. Maria Nanos, LCSW, Ph.D.

Maria Nanos

A. Maria Nanos, LCSW, Ph.D., is the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Law and Social Work.  Dr. Nanos received her Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from the Institute for Clinical Social Work in Chicago and her masters in social work at Jane Addams, University of Illinois.  Dr. Nanos’ clinical career began in 1987 focusing on children and families of sexual abuse and neglect in the Chicagoland area.  Dr. Nanos rapidly moved into managerial positions supervising programs in areas of mental health, child abuse, sexual assault, DCFS investigations and more recently grandparents raising grandchildren.  Dr. Nanos is an avid advocate for human services in Chicago and is a frequent presenter at conferences and trainings.  Dr. Nanos is an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago in the Masters program and has a part time clinical private practice.  She has consulted with many agencies in Chicago thus reaching thousands of families.

Dr. Nanos is a native Chicagoan who enjoys most outdoor activities, travel and nature. She resides with her family in Evanston.



Email: mnanos@clsw.org

Office Phone: 773-728-7800