MSASS Faculty Research and Scholarship
We are pleased to provide a summary of the research and training activities led by our highly
productive faculty at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.
The research and scholarship of our faculty is broad and comprehensive. In regard to population, a lifespan perspective ranging from prenatal development to the elderly is represented. The focus of faculty examinations range from individuals and families to communities.
Learn more about MSASS research by reviewing our faculty pages or by downloading the
2011-2012 Research and Training Annual Report. The report demonstrates the considerable contributions of the school’s faculty to scholarship, research and training. Highlights include the following:
- Our external research and training grant funding is now almost $6 million to our 30-member
faculty — the second highest in the school’s history.
- Research grants at the school have more than doubled. There has been a 136 percent
increase in the last six years.
- More than two-fifths of our faculty’s research is federally funded.
- Our faculty’s accomplishments in research and training were recognized through a $7 million
bequest from James Williamson. This is the largest single gift in the school’s history.
- Academic Analytics, LLC, ranks the faculty of our school as seventh among social work doctoral