News: Poverty studies

The Psychological Toll of Anti-Asian Attacks for New Yorkers of Chinese Descent

Findings from a CSSW-led study show NYC’s residents of Chinese descent facing a “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and discrimination. Unfair…

July 9 @ 10:19 pm

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Work in Times of Crisis

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in New York City in March 2020, research teams at Columbia’s School of Social Work…

June 25 @ 6:19 pm

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2 @ 9:38 pm

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the Center on Poverty and Social…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

Reuben Jonathan Miller, University of Chicago SSA Professor and Scholar on U.S. Carceral System, Will be 2021 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago…

April 2 @ 5:10 pm

Tracking Poverty, Making Policy

Sophie Collyer, a dual-degree alumna of CSSW and SIPA, works at the intersection of policy analysis and social justice. This…

March 26 @ 7:43 pm

Enact Fundamental Change to Address Poverty

The COVID pandemic exacerbated poverty in the United States, and the Biden administration should take significant steps to support those…

February 19 @ 9:25 pm

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…

November 16, 2020 @ 4:52 pm

3 Questions for…Assistant Professor Rob Hartley

Assistant Professor Robert Paul Hartley, who joined the School of Social Work in 2019, is an applied microeconomist working in…

November 10, 2020 @ 3:54 pm

Poverty Center & Robin Hood Expand Scope of Their New York City Survey

An expanded poverty tracking survey will now look at early childhood poverty and the experiences of Asian-American New Yorkers. What’s…

November 25, 2019 @ 10:03 pm

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