News: CSSW Faculty Research

2018–2019 Faculty Milestones & In the News

In addition to raising grants and producing publications, members of our faculty also marked important milestones, and made frequent media…

August 30, 2019 @ 9:35 pm

Welfare and Well-Being: Life Satisfaction Among Welfare Recipients in Rural China

In a new study, Professor Qin Gao and her colleague found that for rural participants in China’s social safety net…

August 23, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

What We Know—and Don’t Know—about Paid Family Care Leave

Professor Jane Waldfogel and public health student Emma Liebman locate a missing piece in the U.S. social insurance system. Though…

June 24, 2019 @ 9:42 pm

Creating Sustainable Mobility from Poverty

The fifth annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research conference featured a keynote by Wes Moore, innovative policy proposals such as…

June 13, 2019 @ 10:08 pm

The Role of Sleep in Health Disparities

A good night’s sleep is a luxury for all of us, but according to Dr. Carmela Alcántara’s research, it is…

April 16, 2019 @ 6:35 pm

Interim Dean Garfinkel Contributes to Study on Slashing Child Poverty

In a new National Academies report, Interim Dean Irwin Garfinkel and colleagues identify the most effective policy means for reducing…

April 4, 2019 @ 9:06 pm

It Takes Two to Combat HIV Transmission

A new study from Columbia University’s Social Intervention Group confirms the success of couple-based intervention in reducing risky sexual behaviors…

April 4, 2019 @ 3:17 pm

Desmond Patton Named to Presidential Leadership Scholars

Associate Professor and SAFElab founder Desmond Upton Patton is one of 60 leaders from across the non-profit, military, public, and private…

February 15, 2019 @ 8:43 pm

Qin Gao’s Carnegie Council Interview One of 2018’s Most Popular

Highlights from Dr. Qin Gao’s interview on poverty reduction and social welfare in China ranked among the Carnegie Council for…

February 14, 2019 @ 9:13 pm

Workplace Center Recognized for Role in Helping Foster Youth Get Jobs

Finding interventions to support foster youth make the transition into the world of work is a challenge—but it is the…

February 4, 2019 @ 11:39 pm

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