Research

SP2’s research centers and special projects advance knowledge through ground-breaking studies, interdisciplinary cooperation, and professional development. They share important information on contemporary social issues through publications and conferences.

Research Centers

Research Centers

Research Centers

Learn about SP2's research centers that focus their efforts on philanthropy, aging, social impact, children's policy, and violence & abuse.

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Special Projects

Special Projects

Special Projects

Special projects at SP2 help uphold Penn's commitment to engage locally and globally.

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Faculty Publications

Faculty Publications

Faculty Publications

SP2's faculty regularly produce cutting-edge research that transforms policy and shapes best-practices on international, federal, and local levels.

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Research Support

Research Support

Research Support

SP2 aims to support faculty in their research pursuits.

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Research Fellowships

Research Fellowships

Research Fellowships

Research Fellowships allow students, alumni, and associated scholars to engage in hands-on, cutting edge scholarship at all stages of their academic and professional careers.

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Research Faculty

Research Faculty

Research Faculty

Meet SP2's research faculty.

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Data Analytics

SP2 is committed to advancing the use of big data and data analytics for social justice through scholarly research, educational programming, and public engagement.

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SP2 News

Stephanie R. Fenniri

Student Life

NPL Student Named 2019 New Leaders Council Fellow

Stephanie R. Fenniri, a student in the Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

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Faculty & Research

New Penn SP2-Wharton Professional Certificate Program

From Direct Practice to Social Work Leadership A new interdisciplinary collaboration between Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and...

Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumni Honored at Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Awards

Two alumni of the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) were selected as winners in their respective categories...

U.S News & World Report

News

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Ranked Among Best Graduate Schools by U.S News & World Report

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has been named among the top 10 schools of...

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