• Ezekiel Dixon-Roman at his book launch and discussion in fall 2017.
  • Dennis Culhane stands in front of a class of students. All are wearing face masks.
  • School of Social Policy & Practice sign on the Caster Building seen with pink azaleas.
  • Ezekiel Dixon-Román on the Facebook whistleblower

    Associate professor and data analytics expert Ezekiel Dixon-Román calls for more regulation.

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  • ‘The passionate pursuit of social justice’

    SP2 has undergone multiple transformations since being founded in 1908, but our mission remains the passionate pursuit of social justice.

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  • SP2 Mentor Collective Connects Students & Alums

    Administered by SP2’s Office of Student Affairs, the program pairs students one-on-one with supportive alumni mentors.

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Degree Programs & Study Opportunities

Penn Social Policy & Practice prepares students to address micro and macro societal problems at the local, national, and international levels.

SP2 News

book cover of "After Campus Sexual Assault: A Guide for Parents"

Faculty & Research

New book offers lessons for parents on discussing campus sexual assault

In the guide for caregivers whose child was sexually assaulted on a college campus, Susan B. Sorenson provides advice and...

Chad Lassiter

Alumni Stories

Chad Dion Lassiter, SP2 Alum, Receives 2021 Social Worker of the Year Award

On October 26th, the National Association of Social Workers, Pennsylvania Chapter, presented Chad Dion Lassiter, Penn’s School of Social Policy...

Ezekiel Dixon-Roman sits at a table with a laptop and speaks to an audience

Faculty & Research

Ezekiel Dixon-Román on the Facebook whistleblower

In a Senate hearing earlier this month, former Facebook project manager Frances Haugen testified against the tech giant, saying that...

cover page containing title of report

Faculty & Research

New Research Underscores Role Museums, Libraries Play to Create Healthier, More Equitable America

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, in partnership with Reinvestment Fund, have released a new study, Understanding the Social Wellbeing...

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