Our mission is to conduct research that contributes to knowledge, promotes wellbeing for all citizens, and furthers the common good. Our school includes a diverse group of scholars with wide-ranging applied research interests united by an underlying commitment to social justice.

We are especially proud of our contributions to the local community, nation, and the world. Our faculty, doctoral students, and alumni are an active group of professional practitioners and scholars with many who are recognized nationally and internationally for their research.