Record Year for Research at the Mandel School in 2013-2014
- Research and training grant awards totaled $9,188,090 – a new school record and an increase of 58% over the previous year.
- Since 2005, Mandel School’s research grant funding has increased over 270%.
- Over 70% of faculty members submitted a total of 104 research or training grant proposals, a 71% increase over the previous year, and had 163 publications since 2011.
- The Mandel School is ranked #8 for scholarly productivity among U.S. social work schools, using the H-index, and also maintains an 8:1 student/faculty ratio in the classroom, reflecting a deep commitment to teaching.
The annual report details the considerable contributions of the Mandel School’s highly-productive faculty and researchers. Their work is comprehensive, ranging from individuals and families to communities and nations, and embracing the lifespan from prenatal development to the elderly. Our faculty’s findings are used by human service agencies, county and state governments, federal entities, and international organizations to improve practice and service delivery and to impact public policy.
Associate Dean for Research and Training: Elizabeth M. Tracy, PhD, Grace Longwell Coyle Professor in Social Work