Victor Groza

Grace F. Brody Professor of Parent-Child Studies

PhD, University of Oklahoma
MSW, University of Oklahoma
BA, University of Tulsa


Victor Groza is the Grace F. Brody Professor of Parent-Child Studies at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. He is a licensed social worker and has a doctorate in Sociology. His research in child welfare focuses on three areas: (1) an examination of the institutional care of children, ways to improve the care of children who must reside in institutions, and the negative impact on child development from early institutionalization; (2) family, children and service system issues in domestic, older-child adoption and international adoption; and (3) child welfare workforce issues. Since 1991 he has been involved in various child welfare technical assistance, research and training projects in Romania, India, Ukraine, Guatemala & Ethiopia. Read full biographical sketch.

New! Romanian Adoptee Early Adulthood Study

Presentations:  PowerPoint files or handouts used in presentations

Books, Reports and Papers:  Information about papers and reports

Additional Information

Victor Groza’s Google Scholar Citation Page
About Victor:  A brief self-introduction to Victor GrozaArticles:  Articles by Victor available for download.

Student Projects:  Student Dissertations and projects

Child Welfare Training Program:  Child Welfare Training Program

Post Master Certificate Program
to Promote Successful Domestic Adoptions in Romania


Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel
School of Applied Social Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7164





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