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. 

Recognized for leadership

Tanya Ranchigoda, a School of Social Work lecturer, has received the Outstanding Leader Award from the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work for her contributions to the profession and the social work community.

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Investing in prevention

As an undergraduate student, Margaret Kuklinski, SDRG director, never imagined she could merge her interest in economics with her passion for social services into a single career. Then she discovered prevention science.

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