News: Research

How Can We Help to Alleviate COVID-19 Related Prolonged Grief in Harlem?

A team of researchers from the School of Social Work and community leaders will be working with Columbia World Projects…

November 30, 2021 @ 5:23 pm

Study: Pandemic Increased Discrimination Against East Asians, South Asians, and Hispanics in U.S.

Looking beyond the recent violent acts against Asian Americans, the researchers examined less apparent forms of prejudice against minority groups…

October 12, 2021 @ 10:24 pm

UNICEF Publishes China Center Report on Multidimensional Child Poverty

Researchers at the School of Social Work have provided new evidence to policymakers and the public about the levels, trends,…

October 12, 2021 @ 8:03 pm

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Work in Times of Crisis

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in New York City in March 2020, research teams at Columbia’s School of Social Work…

June 25, 2021 @ 6:19 pm

Professors Alcántara and West Receive Provost’s Diversity Grants

Funding will support research on stress, sleep, and health behaviors for Latinx adults, and on stigma toward drug-involved pregnant women….

June 11, 2021 @ 4:18 pm

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2, 2021 @ 9:38 pm

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5, 2021 @ 1:07 pm

COVID Poses New Challenges for the Field of Addiction Treatment, But Lowers Barriers for Treatment Options

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the HEALing Communities Study and the…

April 23, 2021 @ 7:26 pm

Using Technology to Uncover Adolescents’ Patterns of Social Connectedness During COVID

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, Assistant Professor Alissa Davis, who leads…

April 21, 2021 @ 4:17 pm

Calling for Columbia University to Reimagine Its Potential to Contribute to Society, Post-COVID

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, Associate Professor Courtney Cogburn, who leads…

April 9, 2021 @ 10:32 pm

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