Recent (since 2009) PhD Graduates' Full-Time Employment

Government and Community

  • Director of Human Services & Special Initiatives, Philadelphia Councilman Dennis M. O’Brien – Katherine Kaplan
  • National Center to End Veteran Homelessness – Tom Byrne
  • Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center – Melissa Dichter
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Inspector General – Joanna Bisgaier

Academic

  • Adelphi University, School of Social Work – Tae Kuen Kim
  • Bryn Mawr, School of Social Work – Raymond Allen
  • Columbia University, School of Nursing – Tawandra Rowell
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Social Work – Itay Greenspan
  • Hong Kong University, Department of Social Work – Hui-quan (Mary) Zhou
  • New York University, School of Social Work – Stacey Barrenger
  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences – Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen
  • Rutgers University, School of Social Work – Francis Harper Barchi, Brian Coleman, Karen Zurlo
  • Salem State University, School of Social Work – Jonathan Lukens
  • Simmons College, School of Social Work – Kristie Thomas
  • University of Delaware, College of Education and Human Development – Staci Perlman
  • University of Haifa – Maayan Lawental Schori
  • University of Kansas, School of Social Work – Jason Matejkowski
  • University of New England, School of Social Work – Kerry Dunn
  • University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine – Rosemary Frasso, Heather Klusaritz
  • University of South Florida, School of Social Work – Manisha Joshi
  • University of Southern California, School of Social Work – Julie Cederbaum
  • University of Tennessee, College of Social Work – Sungkyu Lee
  • West Chester University, School of Social Work – Julie Tenille

SP2 News

Imrul Mazid

Student Life

Connecting Communities: NPL Student & AMCLI Fellow Reflects on Muslim American Nonprofit Leadership

For Imrul Mazid, a student in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social...

Catherine Wilsnack and Allison Werner-Lin

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumna Earns National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship

For the last decade, Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, associate professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), has...

SP2 Task Force-selected books for "One Book, One SP2": Unapologetic and White Fragility

Faculty & Research, Student Life

One Book, One SP2: Students, Faculty, and Staff to Engage in Readings, Dialogue Around Race, Intersectionality, and Social Justice

This summer, the entire School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) community has been invited to engage in a collective...

SP2 Student Presenters Xiaorui (Mia) Hou and Xiaoxuan He at the Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium Takes Policy Conversations Beyond the Classroom

Held at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), the Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium featured an afternoon...

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