Mandel School 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.

Information, Resources 

Learn more about Mandel School research by reviewing our faculty pages or by downloading the
2012-2013 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 of our 33 member faculty is almost $6 million— the second highest amount in the school’s history.
  • Research grants at the school have more than doubled. There has been a 137 percent increase in the last eight years.
  • Over two-thirds of our faculty had research and/or training grant funding during the past fiscal year.
  • Over the past three years, our faculty has had a total of 161 publications, principally journal articles and contributions to edited books.
  • Our faculty’s accomplishments in research and training were recognized through a $8 million gift from the Mandel Foundation, the largest single gift in the school’s history. These funds will support our capital campaign to renovate our facilities as well as a variety of research and educational initiatives.
  • Academic Analytics, LLC, ranks the faculty of our school as seventh among social work doctoral programs in scholarly productivity.


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