The United States may be the world’s richest nation, but according to the U.S. Census, one in three children (a total of 14.5 million) lived in poverty in 2015. To address this rather staggering statistic, the National Academy of Sciences,
A research project for our Social Intervention Group ran a successful #loveanywhere campaign in Harlem to show support for LGBT equality.
Faculty member Desmond Patton (right) collaborates with a director at Columbia's Data Science Institute on a project using data science to prevent gang violence.
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Columbia University’s School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Jared Bernstein, a former senior White House economic adviser who earned his Ph.D. in social welfare from the school in1994, will deliver the keynote address at its 2017 graduation ceremony.
Three faculty members at the School of Social Work have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. They are Drs. Carmela Alcántara, Heidi Allen, and Lynn Michalopoulos. Dr. Carmela Alcántara studies Latina/o immigrant health, the psychosocial context of cardiovascular
Lucille N. Austin, who taught for many years at Columbia University’s School of Social Work, was an early proponent of caseworkers becoming involved directly with children. As she put it in a 1948 paper, a child should be treated “as
The Columbia School of Social Work congratulates Dr. Qin Gao on being formally approved for promotion to the rank of full professor by the Trustees of Columbia University. A doctoral alumna of CSSW’s Class of 2005, Dr. Gao is a
We, the faculty at the Columbia University School of Social Work, write this statement to denounce President Trump’s discriminatory and unconstitutional executive order on immigration banning individuals from six Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. We share in