“For me, it just keeps coming back to: How will my research have a direct, real impact on the lives of children and their families?”  
— Carol Coohey, Associate Professor

Some of the best known, well-respected journals are conduits of our faculty scholarship, including Social Service Review, Social Work, The Gerontologist, Child Welfare, Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, Affilia, Families in Society, and Social Work in Health Care. Our faculty serve on over 15 editorial boards for professional journals.

The faculty of the School of Social Work focus their research in one (or a combination) of the following areas: Child Welfare, Family Violence, Aging/End-of-Life Care, Diversity and Social Justice, Gender and Sexuality, Health/Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Organizations and Communities.