Strengthening social work

(Right) Shanti K. Khinduka, Ph.D., dean and the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, addresses attendees at “Strengthening the Research Capacity of Schools of Social Work: Learning From the Past, Charting the Future,” a recent conference that brought deans from research-oriented schools of social work to the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Discussion items included research culture, the future of research universities, development of faculty of color in research-oriented schools of social work and research centers.

Attendees included (left) Jack Richman, Ph.D., dean of the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina, and (below) Katharine H. Briar-Lawson, Ph.D., dean of the School of Social Welfare at the State University of New York at Albany; and Peter B. Vaughan, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University.

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