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Mary Mazzola, MSW, EdD

  • Associate Dean, Enrollment Management and Global Outreach

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room C200-D
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5550
  • fax: 215.746.1300

Mary Mazzola is the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Global Outreach. She oversees recruitment and admissions functions for all five degree programs offered by the School. In addition, Dr. Mazzola collaborates with colleagues on global issues, recruits students from across the globe, and presents at international forums on issues such as social work in health care setting and the internationalization of higher education.

Dr. Mazzola is an alumna of SP2, as she earned her Master of Social Work degree from the School. She also received her Ed.D. in Higher Education Management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Dr. Mazzola has extensive clinical and administrative experiences; prior to working at Penn, Dr. Mazzola practiced in the health care arena. Dr. Mazzola returned to the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 as a part-time lecturer teaching required and elective courses in the MSW program. In 2000, Dr. Mazzola began her full-time administrative tenure at the School, which was seeking to extend its reach and impact beyond the greater tri-state area. Under her leadership, enrollment has grown extensively, and the student body now hails from across the country and around the world.

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

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

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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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