Faculty

Yu-Ling Chang

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

Elizabeth Kita

Beth KitaCommunity lecturer Elizabeth Kita (PhD, LCSW) is a clinical social worker whose practice focuses primarily on the psychodynamics of trauma, violence, and incarceration.

Eveline Chang

Eveline ChangLecturer 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.

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.

Jennifer Skeem

Jennifer SkeemMack 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.

Jeffrey L. Edleson

Jeffrey EdlesonSpecht 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.

Patti Park

Patti ParkCommunity Lecturer Patti Park is a licensed clinical social worker with a PhD in psychology. She has extensive experience in executive and senior leadership positions in community mental health organizations.

Barbara Ivins

Barbara IvinsCommunity lecturer Barbara Ivins, PhD, is Director of Early Intervention Services (EIS) at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. She has provided training, supervision, and consultation within the Bay Area early childhood mental health community for over 35 years.

Carrie Cangelosi

Carrie CangelosiCommunity lecturer Carrie Cangelosi, LCSW, has worked in public sector health care settings including Lifelong Medical and SF General Hospital.

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.