The Criminal Justice faculty are leading researchers and practitioners in their fields. The faculty will work closely with specialization students to mentor and advise them, both academically and professionally.

Ram Cnaan, MSW, PhD

  • Professor

  • Program Director, Program for Religion and Social Policy Research

  • Faculty Director, Goldring Reentry Initiative

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room D-20
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5523
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Professor; PhD, Pittsburgh, 1981. Social work research methods; faith-based social services, social policy; volunteerism and volunteer action; prisoners’ reentry, and international social development.

Toorjo Ghose, MSW, PhD

  • Associate Professor

  • Affiliated Investigator, National Center for Homelessness Among Veterans

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5512
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Associate Professor; PhD, UCLA, 2005. Substance abuse; HIV/AIDS in developing countries; mental health service provision; welfare policy.