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

Several SP2 Experts Listed as Top 100 Most Influential Contemporary Social Work Faculty

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) faculty members Richard J. Gelles, Steven C. Marcus, Phyllis Solomon, Ram A....

Jennifer Plumb

Alumni Stories

What I Did With My DSW Degree: Jennifer Plumb

For years, social work professionals have furthered their careers as innovators, educators, and leaders in the field with degree programs...

Marquisha Lawrence Scott

Student Life

Support on the Ground: PhD Student Examines Where Faith Organizations and Social Work Intertwine

Faith-based organizations often offer tangible forms of aid through initiatives such as disaster relief efforts and financial assistance programs. But...

Alice Cooper

Student Life

Toward Equitable Education for All: MSSP Student Channels Social Policy Theory into Social Good

For Alice Cooper, an MSSP (Master of Science in Social Policy Program) student at Penn’s School of Social Policy &...

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