Desmond Patton, Senior Associate Dean for Curriculum Innovation & Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Social Work

The Senior Associate Dean for Curriculum Innovation & Academic Affairs has responsibility for fostering curriculum innovation among faculty, supervising course convening, and serving on various faculty committees, including the Curriculum Committee, which he chairs. His Office also provides leadership and support to the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Professional Excellence (CSSW’s continuing education arm), and the Writing Center (a resource for all MSW and PhD students across the School).