Michael & Lisa Nutter Launch Economic Mobility Initiative
Their three-pronged approach includes the Center for Social Mobility and Prosperity, a “think and do tank” housed at SP2.Read More
MSW Student Alisa Branch on Being a Non-Traditional Learner
Even after a three-decade career, Alisa Branch still felt that she had more to learn and contribute as a social work professional.Read More
SP2 Welcomes Four New Faculty Members
Tamara Cadet, PhD; Yoosun Park, PhD; Millan AbiNader, PhD; and Meredith Doherty, PhD began their appointments on July 1st.Read More
Degree Programs & Study Opportunities
Penn Social Policy & Practice prepares students to address micro and macro societal problems at the local, national, and international levels.
Certificate Programs & Specializations
Certificate Programs & SpecializationsSP2 emphasizes interdisciplinary study and enables students to examine various social issues and global human rights.
Opportunities for Global Engagement
Opportunities for Global EngagementSP2’s students and faculty study, research, and collaborate on complex social problems around the world.
Navigating the student experience at a rigorous Ivy League institution like Penn – and planning for what comes next—comes with...
In the United States, economic inequality is among the most pressing social issues of recent decades. The country’s wealth gap, which...
SaraKay Smullens, a 1965 alumna of the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy &...