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

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.

Stacey De Fries

Stacey De Fries


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Stacey De Fries joined the School of Social Work faculty as a full-time lecturer and field faculty instructor in 2011. She teaches in field education courses and across the MSW curriculum..

Nancy R. Hooyman

Nancy R. Hooyman


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Dr. Nancy R. Hooyman, Hooyman Professor in Gerontology and Dean Emeritus at the UW School of Social Work is recipient of the School’s first endowed professorship in gerontology, the Nancy R. Hooyman Professorship. She also served as the director of the School's PhD program in social welfare

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.

Tracy Harachi

Tracy Harachi


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Tracy Harachi is a social work scholar whose projects and publications seek to understand the familial and environmental processes that influence and impact youth, particularly the impacts of migration and to develop or evaluate preventive interventions that support the healthy development of youth within an ecological and global context. 

Kevin Haggerty

Kevin Haggerty


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Kevin Haggerty specializes in prevention programs at the community, school and family level. For more than 30 years, he has focused on developing innovative ways to organize the scientific knowledge base for prevention so that parents, communities and schools can better identify, assess and prioritize customized approaches that meet their needs.

Benjamin de Haan

Benjamin de Haan


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For over 30 years, Ben has been bringing together leaders and policymakers in academia, child welfare, justice systems and related fields to make change and improve lives of vulnerable children, adults, and families. Ben directed child welfare services for the State of Oregon, and served there in a variety of leadership positions for nearly 20 years. He has also led two university-based research centers and was the managing director of Casey Family Programs' State Strategy Division.

Gino Aisenberg

Gino Aisenberg


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Dr. Gino Aisenberg is a bilingual/bicultural Latino mental health researcher. His interests focus on three interrelated areas: 1) traumatic exposure of children and families to community violence, including effects at the individual, family and neighborhood levels, 2) depression care for adults, and 3) evidence-based practice.