Professors

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Osagie K. Obasogie

Osagie ObasogieHaas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics Osagie K. Obasogie is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.

David Lindeman

David LindemanCITRIS Health Initiative Director David Lindeman is an affiliated faculty member of Berkeley Social Welfare.