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Dennis Culhane, PhD

Faculty & Research

SP2 Professor Opens Spring 2021 Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series

The Spring 2021 programming of the Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series opened with a talk by Dennis P. Culhane, PhD, Professor...

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Faculty & Research

Jennifer Prah Ruger Named Hastings Center Fellow

Two faculty from the University of Pennsylvania, Scott D. Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine and Jennifer Prah Ruger of the School of Social Policy & Practice,...

2021 Annual Giving guide cover

Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

2021 Annual Guide: High Impact Giving in the Age of COVID

COVID-19 made 2020 a year like no other. Infections and hospitalizations continue to spike. The most effective, widely implemented tool...

Caster building

Faculty & Research, Student Life

School of Social Policy & Practice Launches SP2 Social Justice Scholars Program

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has established the first ever SP2 Social Justice Scholars Program, geared towards...

Denise Ferreira da Silva

Faculty & Research, Student Life

MSSP Program Welcomes Visiting Professor Denise Ferreira da Silva

The Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) will be...

U.S. Capitol building

Faculty & Research

Making Meaning of the Election – A Panel Discussion

On December 10, 2020,  University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) faculty panelists gathered virtually to discuss...

David J. Johns

Faculty & Research

Edmund W. Gordon Social Policy/Social Justice Lecture Hosts Inaugural Event with David J. Johns

The Edmund W. Gordon Social Policy/Social Justice Lecture series, hosted by the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at...

Faculty & Research

Associate Dean of Enrollment Management & Global Outreach Receives Years of Service Award

Mary Mazzola, MSW, EdD, associate dean for enrollment management and global outreach at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice...

School of Social Policy & Practice sign on the Caster Building seen with pink azaleas.

Faculty & Research

SP2 Dean and Associate Professor to Serve on CSWE Guide Committee and Task Force

Sara S. Bachman, PhD, dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, associate professor...