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Abby Kalkstein

  • Assistant Director of Admissions

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room C200-B
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5539
  • fax: 215.746.1300

Abby Kalkstein is the Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Ursinus College and previously worked on the admissions staff for the College of Liberal and Professional Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. At SP2, Abby processes applications for all degree programs and will serve as the School’s liaison with CollegeNET staff and the Provost’s Office’s CollegeNET representative. She is currently a part-time graduate student at the Graduate School of Education, and is slated to obtain a MSEd in Higher Education in May 2018.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

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SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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