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A Year of Student Action and Invention: The Action Lab for Social Justice

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, Dr. Ovita Williams, who is the…

August 26 @ 2:29 pm

Two Outstanding Scholars Join CSSW Faculty

The addition of Rob Eschmann and Nkemka Anyiwo to the CSSW faculty marks the start of a cluster hire of…

August 16 @ 9:36 pm

The Psychological Toll of Anti-Asian Attacks for New Yorkers of Chinese Descent

Findings from a CSSW-led study show NYC’s residents of Chinese descent facing a “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and discrimination. Unfair…

July 9 @ 10:19 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 @ 6:19 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 @ 9:38 pm

3 Questions for…Lecturer Amy Kapadia

CSSW Lecturer Amy Kapadia has extensive clinical experience within the field of serious mental illness. Her research interests range from…

May 26 @ 10:36 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 @ 1:07 pm

Students Set Up First Columbia University Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers

Open to any person of African ancestry across the University, the chapter will focus on the social welfare needs of…

May 3 @ 11:09 pm

Reactions to the Derek Chauvin Verdict by Two CSSW Professors

Two of our professors, Carmela Alcántara and Courtney Cogburn, contributed to an “In Brief” feature on Columbia News, Reactions to…

April 23 @ 9:36 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 @ 10:32 pm

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