News: Racial Justice

Courtney Cogburn Receives Grant to Analyze Twitter Discourse on #BlackLivesMatter

The project will analyze, on a large scale, the emotionally charged social media exchanges that follow the police killings of…

April 7 @ 3:30 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

Undergraduates Engage with Social Work through the Justice and Pandemics Preparedness Academy

Columbia School of General Studies reached out to CSSW to partner on a novel Columbia undergraduate co-curricular program. Toward the…

January 25 @ 11:47 pm

3 Questions for…Adjunct Professor Ife Lenard

Adjunct Professor Ife Lenard, who earned an MSW from our School in 1999 and an EdM in Education Leadership from…

December 10, 2020 @ 11:04 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

Six Faculty Receive Seed Funding for Projects That Address Structural Racism

The projects will contribute to Columbia University’s collaborative efforts to eradicate the racial inequities that impact our communities and our…

October 29, 2020 @ 7:49 pm

Action Lab, Now a Center, Welcomes Its First Executive Director, Dr. Ovita Williams

Created in Spring 2020, the CSSW Action Lab for Social Justice quickly reaches two significant milestones. Dean Melissa Begg recently…

October 21, 2020 @ 2:57 pm

The Power of Collective Action

Illustration by Julie Winegard Coronavirus has exposed many fault lines in our society. We need to work together to enact…

August 14, 2020 @ 8:09 pm

Ruha Benjamin, Princeton Sociologist and Leading Thinker on Race and Technology, Will Be 2020 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University…

May 9, 2020 @ 1:38 am

Sky Sealey-Otero (MSW’19) Joins American Voices Project as Research Fellow

Childhood concerns about inequality have put this MSW student on an unstoppable career path in social enterprise administration and social…

May 15, 2019 @ 9:56 pm

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