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Five PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Introducing our upcoming PhD graduates, their areas of specialization, and their dissertation topics Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral…

December 9, 2020 @ 5:20 pm

Nine PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral program at Columbia School of Social Work has produced many of the world’s…

November 11, 2019 @ 7:44 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

Heidi Allen Named to NIH Health Disparities Committee

Associate Professor Heidi L. Allen has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities and…

October 11, 2018 @ 9:17 pm

Pro-DACA Advocates Join Forces with Immigration Researchers at Columbia Event

At the start of this decade, four young undocumented immigrants were determined to make the DREAM Act come true for…

July 18, 2018 @ 8:38 pm

In Support of Columbia’s Statement on DACA Students

Dear Columbia School of Social Work Community: Last week, Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law Suzanne Goldberg, acting…

September 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Alumna and Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Antonia Pantoja Celebrated with Mural in East Harlem

The bustling streets of East Harlem (also known as El Barrio) are host to a large and diverse Latino community…

March 18, 2016 @ 10:15 pm

Statement by Dean Jeanette C. Takamura in Wake of Boston Marathon Tragedy

We have an important role as social workers to remind everyone that the actions of a few, however horrendous, should not be used to justify condemnations or raise suspicions about Chechens or about other immigrants to the U.S., just because they are different.

April 23, 2013 @ 10:11 pm

Nine Ph.D. Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Announcing the release of a booklet listing the achievements of nine CUSSW doctoral students, program chair Julien Teitler mentioned their “broad range of important topics, including child obesity, foster care, adult and adolescent mental health, gender-based violence, and resilience among at-risk women in developing countries.”

January 22, 2013 @ 5:49 pm


JANE WALDFOGEL, FRED SSEWAMALA, and NEERAJ KAUSHAL have all been quoted or featured in the mainstream media recently.

November 20, 2012 @ 4:11 pm

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