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  1. Rogério Meireles Pinto Rogerio Pinto Selected as Faculty Affiliate at Global REACH (U-M Medical School)

    Associate Professor Rogerio Pinto was selected as a Faculty Affiliate at Global REACH, which helps facilitate and promote U-M Medical School international initiatives in research, education, and collaborations in health.

  2. Brian E. PerronJorge  DelvaMichael  Spencer Brian Perron, Jorge Delva, and Michael Spencer Ranked High-Impact Social Work Scholars in Research on Social Work Practice

    Associate Professor Brian Perron, Professor Jorge Delva, and Professor Michael Spencer were ranked high-impact scholars (SSWR fellows) in the article, “High-Impact Social Work Scholars: A Bibliometric Examination of Society for Social Work and Research and American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellows” which was published in Research on Social Work Practice. Please see Table 5 on page 7 of the article for the rankings. 

  3. Maria V. Wathen Maria Wathen Defends Dissertation, “Civic Culture Frameworks & Globalization; Implications for Social Services in Russia”

    Maria Wathen successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Civic Culture Frameworks & Globalization; Implications for Social Services in Russia” and obtained her PhD in Social Work and Sociology. She has accepted an Assistant Professor of Social Work position at Loyola University.

    Her committee consisted of Mary Ruffolo, Barbara Anderson (co-chairs), Sandra Danziger, Karin Martin, and Scott Allard.

    • May 24, 2016
  4. Lorraine M. Gutiérrez Lorraine Gutiérrez Selected as Recipient of 2016 School of Social Work Distinguished Faculty Award

    Professor Lorraine M. Gutiérrez was recognized with the School of Social Work 2016 Distinguished Faculty Award. The Distinguished Faculty Award is intended to recognize a current governing faculty member in the School of Social Work who has achieved national recognition in scholarship, demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring, provided outstanding service to the School and the University, and/or contributed significantly to the professional community.

    • May 13, 2016
  5. Susan K. Crabb Susan Crabb Selected as Recipient of 2016 School of Social Work Distinguished Lecturer

    Susan K. Crabb, field educator/lecturer/field liaison, has made the world her classroom by embracing the teacher-learner paradigm and approaching interactions and exchanges through a lens of lifelong/wide learning. In the classroom she is a well regarded instructor earning consistently positive reviews from students as well as professionals. She demonstrates creativity in teaching social work competencies and ethics.

    • May 13, 2016
  6. Alix M. Gould-Werth Alix Gould-Werth Receives ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award

    Alix Gould-Werth (PhD in Social Work and Sociology '15) received a ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for her dissertation "From Pink Slip to Unemployment Insurance: Legal Mobilization and the Struggle to Make Ends Meet". The Award recognizes exceptional and unusually interesting work produced by U-M doctoral students.

  7. Andrew C. Grogan-Kaylor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor's Meta-Analysis on Spanking Research Cited in Numerous Media Outlets

    Associate Professor Andrew Grogan-Kaylor’s recently published a meta-analysis examining the research on spanking and its effects on children which has been cited in numerous media outlets.These include:

  8. Kathleen Coulborn  Faller Kathleen Faller Presents at Universidad Metropolitana First Symposium on Sexual Abuse in San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Professor Emerita Kathleen Faller gave two presentations and was interviewed by a reporter from the San Juan Star, the English language newspaper for an article on child sexual abuse.

    Presentations:

    • Allegations of Maltreatment Arising in Divorce, Custody, and Visitation Dispute Cases. Universidad Metropolitana First Symposium on Sexual Abuse. San Juan, PR.
    • Sexual Abuse Disclosure Failures and What to Do About Them. Universidad Metropolitana First Symposium on Sexual Abuse. San Juan, PR.
    • May 4, 2016
  9. Mathieu R. Despard Mathieu Despard Receives Grant to Analyze Data from Washington University in St. Louis Refund-to-Savings Project

    Assistant Professor Mathieu Despard received a grant from the Washington University in St. Louis to analyze data from the 2013 and 2015 experiments of the Refund-to-Savings (R2S) project of the Center for Social Development (CSD) at Washington University. This Initiative is a collaboration among academic researchers and Intuit Company to study the effects of experimental interventions informed by behavioral economics to encourage low and moderate income (LMI) tax filers to save a part of their tax refunds when they file their federal income tax returns using Turbotax Freedom Edition online software.

  10. Robert M. Ortega Robert Ortega Elected to Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs

    Associate Professor Robert Ortega was elected, by the Senate Assembly, to fill the final open position on the executive committee of U-M's central faculty governance system. He was elected to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

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