FSU Graduate and Unconquered Scholars Advocate Joins Social Work Faculty
Lisa Jackson, a College of Social Work graduate who worked with the FSU Unconquered Scholars program at FSU joins our social work faculty fall 2023.
Social Work Faculty Elected to Board of Directors to Advance Social Work Doctoral Education
Dr. Stephen Tripodi was elected to serve on the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work.
Impact of Campus Support Programs on Students with Histories of Foster/Relative Care and Homelessness
A study by Dr. Lisa Schelbe and Lisa Jackson examined how campus support programs for students with a history of foster, relative care, and homelessness impacted college students.
Social Work Faculty Elected as Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow
Amy L. Ai joins Norman Anderson as the only two FSU social work faculty to be selected as a Society of Behavioral Medicine fellow.
Social Work Faculty Among Top Cited Scholars Worldwide
Social Work Faculty Members Dr. Amy L. Ai, Dr. Yaacov Petscher and Dr. Bruce Thyer have been recognized via citation metric studies as some of the top cited social science scholars worldwide.
$1.67M NIH Grant Brings Medication Support to Florida Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients
Dr. Michael Killian will collaborate with colleague from UF Health and Scene Health on a grant to improve health outcomes for pediatric heart transplant recipients.
Faculty & Research Overview
The FSU College of Social Work is highly focused on conducting research that transforms and impacts the lives of individuals, groups, families, and communities. To accomplish this goal, our work is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative.
Our research related to social problems and vulnerable populations translates into impactful change in policy, practice and society. direct practice. Our faculty, centers and institutes, doctoral students and research collaborations focus on translational outcomes in the areas of child welfare, criminal justice, health/mental health, social welfare/poverty, health and healthcare, environmental justice, gerontology, family violence, and literacy.
Our college boasts an amazing faculty with high-impact academics doing high-impact research. Our faculty have been named as prominent scientists at national academies, fellows at the Society for Social Work and Research, Rhodes Scholars, and other national and international honors. As an intellectual community, our faculty believe in a diverse approach to research, using a wide range of research methods to address the important social problems facing our communities. We involve students in research. BSW, MSW, and PhD students are each valuable partners and collaborators in the research at the FSU College of Social Work.