AREAS OF RESEARCH

Leading-edge research fuels SP2’s passionate pursuit of social justice

Bridging data-informed social policy and evidence-based social work practice, SP2’s research is fueled by leading-edge faculty designing innovative solutions to complex social problems. This important work advances SP2’s passionate pursuit of racial, social, and economic justice.

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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 […]