Graduate Group in Social Welfare

Femida Handy, PhD
Chair
School of Social Policy & Practice

Sara (Sally) Bachman, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Richard A. Berk, PhD
Wharton, Statistics & Criminology

Robert Boruch, PhD
Graduate School of Education

Joretha Bourjolly, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Carolyn C. Cannuscio, ScD
School of Medicine, Family & Community Medicine

Amy Castro Baker, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Wendy Chan, PhD
Graduate School of Education

Ram A. Cnaan, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Jacqueline Corcoran, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Dennis P. Culhane, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

John J. DiIulio Jr., PhD
School of Arts & Sciences, Political Science

Ezekiel J. Dixon-Roman, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Malitta J. Engstrom, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

John W. Fantuzzo, PhD
Graduate School of Education

Peter Frumkin, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Zvi Gellis, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Toorjo Ghose, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Johanna Greeson, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Chao Guo, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Trevor R. Hadley, PhD
School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Amy Hillier, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Roberta R. Iversen, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

John L. Jackson, Jr., PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

John B. Jemmott, III, PhD
Annenberg School of Communication

John MacDonald, PhD
School of Arts and Sciences, Criminology

David Mandell, ScD
School of Medicine, Psychiatry & Pediatrics

Steven Marcus, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Ioana E. Marinescu, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Rebecca A. Maynard, PhD
Graduate School of Education

James R. McKay, PhD
School of Medicine, Psychiatry

A. Thomas McLellan, PhD
School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Dr. Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH, ML
School of Medicine

Laura W. Perna, PhD
Graduate School of Education

Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA
School of Medicine

Aileen B. Rothbard, ScD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Kenwyn K. Smith, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Tony E. Smith, PhD
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Phyllis L. Solomon, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Susan B. Sorenson, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Mark J. Stern, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

Deborah Thomas, PhD
School of Arts & Sciences, Africana Studies & Anthropology

Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, AM, EdM, LCSW
School of Social Policy & Practice

Yin Ling Irene Wong, PhD
School of Social Policy & Practice

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Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumna Receives Society for Social Work Leadership’s 2021 Kermit B. Nash Award

SaraKay Smullens, a 1965 alumna of the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy &...

Loran Grishow-Schade

Alumni Stories

SP2 Alum Honored for Ongoing Gender Identity Research, Work

For years, Loran Grishow-Schade, MSW ’20, MSSP ’21, has proven to be a prolific leader and fully-immersed pioneer in work...

MSW Student Alisa Branch

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“Always Something New to Know”: MSW Student Alisa Branch on Being a Non-Traditional Learner

Even after a three-decade career in the human services field, Alisa Branch still felt that she had more to learn,...

New SP2 faculty, clockwise from left: Tamara Cadet, PhD; Yoosun Park, PhD; Meredith Doherty, PhD; and Milan AbiNader, PhD

Faculty & Research

SP2 Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has announced the hiring of four new faculty members, who will begin...

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