The William T. Grant Foundation has named Associate Professor Michael MacKenzie as a William T. Grant Scholar. He will be researching “Children in Limbo: A Transactional Model of Foster Care Placement Instability.”
Professor Friedman has worked in the field of mental health for over 45 years as a direct service provider, an administrator, a government official and as an educator.
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.
Dr. David Fanshel, who was a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and received his doctorate from the School, passed away on December 15, 2012. CUSSW joins his family in celebrating his contributions, including and especially his award-winning work on the American foster care system.