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Social work professor named fellow of national society

College of Social Work, Karen Randolph.

Karen Randolph, a professor in the Florida State University College of Social Work, has been named a member of the 2016 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research. The distinction recognizes members of the society who have furthered its mission — to advance, disseminate and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society. “Professor Randolph is an outstanding teacher and […]

Doctoral Candidate Stephanie Kennedy to join University of Connecticut faculty

Stephanie Kennedy

University of Connecticut (UConn) was my top choice because of the School of Social Work faculty’s history of social activism and community-engaged research. I can’t wait to build relationships with faculty and students across the UConn campus and in the greater Hartford community as we all work to help clients recognize the strength of their own voice, empower themselves as agents, and vision a different way forward for themselves and their families . My dissertation is titled, […]

Doctoral candidate Leah Cheatham to join University of Alabama faculty


I am both thrilled and honored to be joining the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Social Work. I was drawn to the University of Alabama because of my interests in working within a public university with strong community ties, excellent support for research, and a strong commitment to students. The warm reception from faculty, staff, and students during my visit to Tuscaloosa sealed the deal. I feel so fortunate to be joining […]

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