Using science to accelerate social good

Over the years, our faculty and researchers have achieved national recognition for research funding, scholarly productivity and social impact. David Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence, and Rona Levy, associate dean for research, play key roles in fostering this climate of innovation. Together, they continue the School's tradition of high-impact scholarship as they search for ways to enable faculty, researchers and doctoral students to establish new research programs and creatively expand into new areas of scholarship.

Kuklinski to lead research group

Margaret Kuklinski will be the new director of the School’s Social Development Research Group, beginning Sept. 16, 2021. She becomes the fourth SDRG director in its 42-year history and the first woman to hold that post.

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Empowering foster youth

Associate Professor Angelique Day joins other School of Social Work researchers as the lead evaluator in a new consortium that received a five-year, $20 million grant to develop a national center to engage and empower foster youth.


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