News: International Studies
School of Social Work Hosts Three Displaced Scholars
Scholarship recipients will use their social work training to improve mental health or social and political conditions in their home…
CSSW-SIPA Alumna Clara Ceccanti on Pursuing a Career in Clinical Social Work During COVID
Clara Ceccanti earned an MSW from the School of Social Work in conjunction with an MIA degree from the School…
Qin Gao Joins Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought
An expert on poverty in China and Asia, Prof. Gao is the first social work scholar to join this prestigious…
SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE: Global Social Work in Chile
WATCH FULL SHOW (32-minute listen) | SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE PLAYLIST | EDITED TRANSCRIPT | RESOURCES In the 12/11/2019 episode, host…
MSW Student Tina Tian Explores Foreign Affairs Perspective on U.S.-China Issues
By Zhen Ming “Tina” Tian (MSW’18) From May 30 to June 2, I was one of 75 Chinese graduate students…
A Day in the Life of a Rural Ugandan Youth
In this short video, Associate Professor Fred Ssewamala recounts a typical day in the life of a rural Ugandan youth—a story that helps provide context for the interventions he designs for helping young people in this East African country stay in school.
Students Share Highlights from Wide Range of Field Experiences
Field work is a vital part of a social work education, as the students in this slideshow attest.
Applying Social Justice Advocacy Principles to Quebec’s Charter of Values
In an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, second-year student Gabrielle Cole argues that Quebec’s values charter would encourage exclusion at home and hurt its image elsewhere. She developed these ideas in a Contemporary Social Issues class.
Our School Makes Waves in Special Issue of Spectrum
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…
Michael MacKenzie Promoted to Associate Professor
Congratulations to Michael MacKenzie on his promotion to Associate Professor! Dr. MacKenzie is a social work scholar with a multidisciplinary background in developmental psychology and the life sciences.