UW School of Social Work

4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6299

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Main Phone: 206-543-5640
Fax: 206-543-1228

Jennifer Brower

Jennifer Brower


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Jennifer Brower currently serves as a lecturer and faculty member in the Office of Field Education, working with graduate students. Jennifer’s area of practice interest and experience includes administration, policy, immigrants and refugees and communities of color.

Susan Kemp

Susan Kemp


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Professor Susan Kemp's research interests focus on place, environment and community as foci of social work practice; low-income children, youth and families; public child welfare; and social work history and theory. Dr. Kemp's scholarship is deeply grounded in her extensive community-based practice experience, initially as a child welfare social worker in New Zealand and later as a consultant to community agencies in urban neighborhoods in the United States.

Hyun-Jun Kim

Hyun-Jun Kim


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Hyun-Jun Kim, PhD, is a research scientist at the School of Social Work, University of Washington and serves as the Project Director and co-investigator of Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study (NHAS). NHAS is the first national longitudinal study of LGBTQ adults aged 50 and older in the United States funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging.

Shannon Harper

Shannon Harper


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Harper works with the WCPC Social Policy Research Fellows to find and develop their research placements, authors written products including the Poverty Flash Series and the Dialogues on Research and Policy, and helps organize the WCPC Roundtables. Prior to joining the WCPC, Shannon worked in Washington, D.C. and Oakland, California, doing research on the effects of welfare reform at the state and national levels.