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Academic Resources

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Student Life

From living and working in one of America’s cradles of liberty to our landmark mentorship program for incoming students, learn all about life at SP2.

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Student Organizations

Student organizations at SP2 enhance and expand students’ educational opportunities through advocacy, service, and practice.

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John L. Jackson, Jr.

Former SP2 dean John L. Jackson, Jr. named Penn’s next provost

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill announced that John L. Jackson, Jr. — formerly dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) from 2014 to 2018 — has […]

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Jisung Park

Climate inequality scholar Jisung Park joins SP2’s standing faculty

Contributing to a growing emphasis on climate justice at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), Dr. Jisung Park has joined the School’s standing faculty as an assistant professor. […]

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Yoosun Park headhot, landscape view

SP2’s Yoosun Park awarded 2023 Breul Prize for research on intersection of racism, Americanization, and social work

In recognition of a pioneering, in-depth analysis of the roles of racism and Americanization in the history of social work, SP2 Associate Professor Yoosun Park and co-author Professor Michael Reisch […]