Associate Professor Adrian Aguilera’s research uses digital & mobile technologies to improve health & mental healthcare of low-income & ethnic minority populations, with a focus on Latino & Spanish-speaking populations.
Professor of the Graduate School Michael J. Austin is a leading contributor to the field of social service management. He focuses on nonprofit and public sector management, organizational change and policy implementation.
Assistant Professor Yu-Ling Chang's research examines the relationships among poverty, inequality and social safety net programs.
Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor Julian Chow studies community practice and service delivery in urban poverty and ethnic and immigrant neighborhoods; program planning and development; and cultural competency services.
Zellerbach Family Foundation Professor Jill Duerr Berrick's research focuses on the child welfare system and the experiences of children and families touched by foster care.
Specht Chair in Publicly Supported Social Services Jeffrey L. Edleson is a leading expert in domestic violence. His current research examines the impact of adult violence on children and how social systems respond to these children.
Professor of the Graduate School Eileen Gambrill's research focuses on professional ethics and education; evidence-based practice; professional decision making; social learning theory; evaluation; and social skills training.
Milton and Gertrude Chernin Professor Neil Gilbert is co-director of the Center for Child and Youth Policy and director of the Center for Comparative Family Welfare and Poverty Research.
Assistant professor Anu Manchikanti Gómez is director of the Sexual Health and Reproductive Equity program (SHARE). A health equity researcher, her work focuses on reproduction and sexuality throughout the life course.
UC Berkeley Professor of Psychology Stephen Hinshaw is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.
Assistant Professor Erin M. Kerrison's work extends from a legal epidemiological framework, wherein law and legal institutions operate as social determinants of health.
CITRIS Health Initiative Director David Lindeman is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.
Professor of the Graduate School and Berkeley Social Welfare Professor Emerita Mary Ann Mason served as the first woman dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate Division from 2000 to 2007.
Professor of the Graduate School James Midgley is an authority in the fields of international social work and social work and social policy in the developing world.
Haas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics Osagie K. Obasogie is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.
Professor Kurt Organista studies psychosocial problems within Chicanx and Latinx communities, cognitive behavioral therapy, depression in Latinx, and HIV prevention with Mexican migrant laborers/Latinx.
UC Berkeley School of Public Health Professor of Community Health and Human Development Emily J. Ozer is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.
Assistant Professor Tina Sacks' research focuses on racial disparities in health; social determinants of health; race, class and gender; and poverty and inequality.
Professor of the Graduate School Steven P. Segal's research interests include mental health and social policy, research methods, adult residential care, self-help mental health services, violence and mental illness.
Associate Professor Valerie Shapiro examines the prevention of mental, emotional, and behavioral problems in children and youth through the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of effective prevention practices.
Mack Distinguished Professor Jennifer Skeem's research focuses on the intersection between behavioral science and the justice system—with the goal of informing effective decision-making about people at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.
Associate Professor Paul Sterzing’s research focuses on polyvictimization, bullying victimization, and the links between familial and extrafamilial forms of victimization among sexual and gender minority youth and other vulnerable adolescent populations.
Catherine Mary and Eileen Clare Hutto Professor of Social Services in Public Education Susan Stone is a leading authority on social work in education and its impact on the academic progress of vulnerable youth.
Field consultant and Lecturer Robert Ayasse has extensive experience in developing school-based collaborative efforts for helping vulnerable children and families, particularly school support services for foster children.
Lecturer Luna Calderon is committed to bringing wellness and recovery tools to people of color and the LGBTQQ communities.
Denicia Carlay is a field consultant and lecturer at the School of Social Welfare. She works closely with the MSW, Title IV-E students.
Lecturer Eveline Chang has spent over 25 years developing and managing community programs rooted in social justice, activism, multicultural leadership development, self-determination, and community wellness.
Field consultant and lecturer Andrea DuBrow assists MSW students in the Strengthening Organizations and Communities concentration. She also advises and teaches students in the concurrent degree programs in social welfare and public health.
Field consultant, lecturer and Title IV-E project coordinator Christina Feliciana has served as a social worker in school- and community-based settings in Alameda and San Francisco counties, specializing in services for foster youth.
Isela Garcia White is a field consultant and lecturer at the School of Social Welfare. She works closely with students focused on children and community mental health.
Jennifer Jackson has been a field consultant and lecturer at the School of Social Welfare since 2010. She works closely with students in the behavioral health and health concentrations.
Greg Merrill is the director of field education. Among his research interests are motivational interviewing; trauma; intimate partner violence/domestic violence; anxiety disorders; and behavioral health
California Child Welfare Indicators Project Director Wendy Wiegmann's interests include child welfare and juvenile dependency courts, children with siblings in foster care, and substance abuse among parents involved with the child welfare system.
Bari Cornet is field education consultant and lecturer emerita at the School of Social Welfare.
Jewelle Taylor Gibbs is professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare as well as a clinical psychologist and noted writer. She is also the first African American professor appointed to an endowed chair in the University of California.
Bart Grossman is fieldwork director emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. An expert in social work and field education, Grossman’s research interests also include child welfare and human service organizations.
Yu-Wen Ying is professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare. Her research considers family and mental health across cultures and how they are influenced by the experience of immigration.
Rafael Herrera is director of admissions and fieldwork consultant emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. His work considers mental health within the Latino community and the delivery of health services in crisis and disaster.
Peter Manoleas is fieldwork consultant and lecturer emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. He is an expert on the topics of community behavioral health and disparity reduction strategies.
Paul Terrell is lecturer and coordinator of academic programs emeritus at the School of Social Welfare. His research focuses on the financing and organization of social welfare programs as well as voluntary sector relationships and contracting.