News: Social Policy

SPECIAL REPORT: CSSW and U.S. Politics & Government

In honor of Inauguration week in the United States, we have launched a Special Report celebrating those members of the…

January 21 @ 5:54 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

Reverend Barber: Civil Rights, Voting, and the 2020 Election

For Rev. Barber, the fight to end voter suppression is intimately bound up in the campaign to remake the moral…

November 2, 2020 @ 9:47 pm

Elevating the Profession One Ballot at a Time

Before the real Iowa caucuses took place, Hillis Elementary School in Des Moines held a Cookie Caucus, in which M&M…

February 10, 2020 @ 6:07 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

FACULTY Q&A: Heidi Allen

Associate Professor Heidi Allen joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2012, after working as a research scientist on…

October 9, 2019 @ 5:59 pm

Welfare and Well-Being: Life Satisfaction Among Welfare Recipients in Rural China

In a new study, Professor Qin Gao and her colleague found that for rural participants in China’s social safety net…

August 23, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

What We Know—and Don’t Know—about Paid Family Care Leave

Professor Jane Waldfogel and public health student Emma Liebman locate a missing piece in the U.S. social insurance system. Though…

June 24, 2019 @ 9:42 pm

Heidi Allen on American Healthcare and the People Left Behind

The School of Social Work professor has seen some of the worst inequalities in American healthcare up close and is…

June 3, 2019 @ 8:16 pm

Michael Tubbs on Structural Violence, UBI, and the Dignity of Work

During a full day of events, the millennial mayor of Stockton, California, inspired all he met with his determination to…

May 13, 2019 @ 8:51 pm

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