Faculty

Kurt Organista

Kurt OrganistaProfessor Kurt Organista studies psychosocial problems within Chicanx and Latinx communities, cognitive behavioral therapy, depression in Latinx, and HIV prevention with Mexican migrant laborers/Latinx.

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.

Yu-Ling Chang

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

Neil Gilbert

Neil GilbertMilton 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.

Jill Duerr Berrick

Jill Duerr BerrickZellerbach 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.

Erin M. 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.

Mary Ann Mason

Mary Ann MasonProfessor 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.

Christine Scudder

Christine ScudderChristine Scudder (MSW, LCSW, PPSC) has over 20 years of social work experience in micro, mezzo and macro levels of practice

Emmeline Chuang

Emmeline ChuangAssociate Professor and Mack Distinguished Professor Emmeline Chuang's research focuses on how health and human service organizations can improve service access and well-being of underserved populations.

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.