CSSW’s eminence is rooted in the strength, leadership and experience of its more than 40 full-time faculty members, many of whom are themselves representatives of the global community. They include Nabila El-Bassel, Willma and Albert Musher Professor of Social Work; Irwin Garfinkel, Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems (now serving as Interim Dean); Professor Neeraj Kaushal; Ronald B. Mincy, Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice; Professor Ada Mui; Katherine Shear, Marion Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work; Steven Schinke, D’Elbert and Selma Keenan Professor of Social Work; Professor Fred Ssewamala; Jane Waldfogel, Compton Foundation Centennial Professor of Social Work for the Prevention of Children’s and Youth Problems; and other eminent and emerging leaders. Faculty members are regularly tapped by policymakers, foundation executives, and service organizations for their expertise on a range of social issues and best practices. For more information, go to FACULTY & RESEARCH.