Community, Organizational, and Policy Development

Yu-Ling Chang

Yu-Ling ChangAssistant Professor Yu-Ling Chang's research examines the relationships among poverty, inequality and social safety net programs.

Linda Burton

Linda BurtonDean Linda Burton's research focuses on child welfare & poverty: intergenerational family structures, processes, & role transitions; context & place in the daily lives of families; & childhood adultification & the accelerated life course.

Julian Chun-Chung Chow

Julian ChowHutto-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.

Valerie Shapiro

Valerie ShapiroAssociate 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.

James Midgley

Jim MidgelyProfessor 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.

Erin Kerrison

Erin KerrisonAssistant Professor Erin M. Kerrison's work extends from a legal epidemiological framework, wherein law and legal institutions operate as social determinants of health.

Susan Stone

Susan StoneCatherine 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.

Michael J. Austin

Michael J. AustinProfessor 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.

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