Research Support

Each of SP2’s faculty members maintain a rigorous research agenda. SP2 aims to support faculty in their various research pursuits, whether they be domestic or global.

Junior Faculty Research Fund

Junior Faculty Research Fund

Junior Faculty Research Fund

SP2 established its Junior Faculty Research Fund to help support junior faculty in need of extra assistance with their research endeavors.

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Contact Information

The Associate Dean of Research provides constructive, useful, and encouraging feedback to students and junior faculty.

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SP2 News

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Faculty & Research

Remembering Dr. Richard Gelles

It is with profound sadness that SP2 shares news of the passing of Dr. Richard Gelles. Dr. Gelles was diagnosed with...

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Alumni Stories

SP2 Grad Advocates for Philly’s LGBTQ Population

As policy fellow with Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs, Sayeeda Rashid of the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

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Student Life

June 25, 2020 Message to the SP2 Community

Dear SP2 Students and Alumni, A group of students and alumni has circulated an open letter and petition addressed to me,...

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Student Life

Philanthropy Class Provides $55K in Grants to Local Nonprofits Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As safety measures around the COVID-19 pandemic halted all on-campus activity at Penn, Doug Bauer and Greg Goldman— like many...

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