Researchers at the School of Social Work are finding solutions to improve health through innovative methods and strategies. Learn about their work below.
Social technologies and the engagement of people with disabilities, disability and employment, technology and social work ethics, interdisciplinary team building, rehabilitation science, workforce development, international social work
Assistant Professor of Research
Aging, retirement security, elder abuse and neglect, elder financial exploitation, and financial fraud
Social and political contexts of urban and Indigenous youth development, Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR), Youth and Media, Critical and Indigenous Pedagogies, History of youth work and social work in urban and Indigenous communities.
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
End-stage renal diseases, Medication adherence, Chronic illness, Social work practice in health care settings.
Gender and Sexuality, Higher Education, Learning Technologies, Seniors/Aging/Gerontology
Associate Professor, Director, Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Family Violence, Domestic Violence, Child Welfare, Family Based Interventions, Mental & Behavioral Health, Youth Development
Director, Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community, Professor
Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), Cultural Competence, Family Violence, Social Services, Specific Cultures (African American)
Executive Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
Child Welfare, Disability, Evaluation, Policy, Systems Change
Director of Research and Evaluation, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
Child Welfare, Evaluation, Policy
Clinical Social Work, Healing Strategies, Child Welfare, Pediatric Palliative Care