Associate 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.
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.
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.
Dean 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.
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.
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.