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. Past recipients include:

2017 Recipients

Malitta Engstrom, PhD
Age-Related Differences in HIV Sexual Risks among Women on Probation and Parole

Antonio Garcia, MSW, PhD
Illuminating Forgotten Voices: Perceptions of Evidence-Based Practice among Parents and Youth in the Foster Care System

2016 Recipient

Johanna Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP
Origins of the Aging Out Crisis & Its Impact on Adolescent Girls

2015 Recipients

Antonio Garcia, MSW, PhD
Barriers and Facilitators to Delivering Evidence-Based Practices in Child Welfare Services

Andrea Doyle, PhD, LCSW
A Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Informed Skills Intervention with Persons

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

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

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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