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Discussing Stigma of Mental Illness in China

This semester, School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) Associate Professor Yin-Ling Irene Wong,...


SP2 professors host workshops at Penn Wharton China Center, discuss social work and mental illness

School of Social Policy & Practice professors Irene Wong and Professor Jerri Bourjolly bring...


SP2 at the Penn Wharton China Center

Dean Jackson, members of the faculty, and staff members of SP2 will visit the Penn Wharton China Center...


Building Social Work Capacity in China

As leaders in their professions, SP2’s faculty and administration actively shape international social...


Associate Dean for Global Studies Travels to Shanghai for Public Policy Forum

Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, Associate Dean for Global Studies, recently traveled to China to visit the...


MSSP+DA Student Launches Remote Healthcare Kickstarter Project During COVID-19

For Linya Liu, MSSP ’21, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit very close to home. Liu, who goes by Leah,...


Irene Wong, PhD

Professor; PhD, Wisconsin, 1995. Mental health services research; mixed-methods research; community inclusion of persons with psychiatric disabilities; global research partnership.


Changing the World We Live in

Fostering global engagement is more important than ever. With that in mind, renowned faculty experts...


Chao Guo, PhD

Professor; PhD, University of Southern California, 2003. Technology and nonprofits; representation and advocacy; collaboration within and across sectors; social entrepreneurship.


Faculty tribute: SP2 Professor Irene Wong retiring in 2023

Although she will retire as a standing faculty member this spring, Professor Irene Wong is determined to continue her research to reduce the stigma of mental illness in Chinese society and beyond.