News: CSSW Faculty
In this podcast, Carmen Gonzalez, Professor of Law at the Seattle University School of Law, discusses the provenance, methodology, and findings of her path-breaking book about the hurdles faced by women of color in the academy. Professor Gonzalez visited the Columbia School of Social Work in September for talks with faculty, advisors, and administrators.
A new study has found that the decline in consumer confidence beginning in 2007 is associated with a six-fold increase in the chances that mothers will hit their children frequently (on about at least a monthly basis). Compton Foundation Centennial Professor Jane Waldfogel is a co-author, along with doctoral candidate William Schneider.
A new issue of Spectrum is out, showing how our faculty, students and alumni are making waves in poverty-related studies, international research, student life, alumni leadership, and much more…
The preeminent Social Enterprise Administration (SEA) program created and sustained by Professor Sheila (“Shelley”) Akabas will continue under the acting directorship of Professor Steven Schinke. Lecturer Monique Jethwani-Keyser will serve as convener for the program.
In this pilot podcast, Professor Ron Mincy delivers thoughts on one of the summer’s racially charged events: the outcome of the trial for the shooting of African American youth Trayvon Martin. As it happens, the launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.
A new study, published August 5 in PNAS, finds that the onset of the Great Recession and deteriorating economic conditions has lead mothers—particularly those who carry a gene variation that makes them more sensitive to their environment—to engage in harsh parenting. Professor Irwin Garfinkel is a co-author.
Professor Shelley Akabas has just now announced her decision to retire. Over four decades, she has educated more than a thousand CUSSW students and mentored hundreds. Besides developing the Workplace Center, she developed, designed, and led the Social Enterprise Administration (SEA) method and the World of Work field of practice. Add your tribute to the comments!