Teaching recognized for excellence

Our world-class faculty creates an exciting, enriched and empowered space for learning, research and service—nine members have been honored with the UW Distinguished Teaching Award and 12 were elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Highly diverse and widely recognized, our faculty bring a scientific perspective to some of the most pressing social issues of our day, along with a deep commitment to nurturing culturally competent and skilled social work professionals. 

Meet our professors

Explore profiles of our tenure-track professors and find the teacher or researcher who best fits your area of interest. Their expertise helped secure a first-place ranking among the world’s schools of social work for influential scholarship and impact. 

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Educator of the Year

Lecturer Stephen T. Wilson was named the 2020 Washington State Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers. Wilson is consistently rated as one of the School’s most effective and accomplished teachers.

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