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AASWSW Induction Ceremony for New Fellows January 13

January 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm No comments yet

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) has selected fellows for their distinguished accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in high-impact work that advances social good. They will be inducted during public ceremonies at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Conference, January 13, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana (6:30 pm, New Orleans Marriott, Mardi Gras Room AB and C).

The incoming Fellows are:

Anita Barbee, PhD
Professor and Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work

Gary Bowen, PhD
Dean and Kenan Distinguished Professor
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Social Work

Maria Cancian, PhD
Professor of Public Affairs and Social Work
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Dennis P. Culhane, PhD
Professor and Dana and Andrew Stone Chair in Social Policy
Co-Principal Investigator, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy
Director of Research, National Center for Homelessness Among Veterans
University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice

Shaun Eack, PhD
David E. Epperson Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry

Cynthia Franklin, PhD
Associate Dean for Doctoral Education and Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health
University of Texas, Austin, School of Social Work

Robyn L. Golden, LCSW
Director, Department of Health Systems Management, College of Health Sciences
Rush University Medical Center

Lorraine Gutierrez, PhD
Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Professor of Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and of Social Work, School of Social Work
University of Michigan

James Jaccard, PhD
Interim Dean and Professor of Social Work; Co-director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health
New York University, Silver School of Social Work

Susan Kemp, PhD
Charles O. Cressey Endowed Professor
Director, PhD Program in Social Welfare
University of Washington, School of Social Work

Lena Lundgren, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Professor, Social Welfare Policy
Director, Center for Addictions Research & Services
Boston University, School of Social Work

Michael Reisch, PhD
Daniel Thursz Distinguished Professor of Social Justice
University of Maryland, School of Social Work

Michael Vaughn, PhD
Director of the PhD in Social Work Program
Saint Louis University, College for Public Health and Social Justice

Mary Marden Velasquez, PhD
Centennial Professor in Leadership for Community, Professional and Corporate Excellence; Director, Health Behavior Research and Training Institute
University of Texas at Austin

James Herbert Williams, PhD
Distinguished Emil M. Sunley Endowed Chair
Dean Emeritus and Professor
University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work

Also, the Academy will welcome our new President elect and Vice-President Elect into office during the Induction Ceremony.

Sarah Gehlert, PhD
President Elect

Gail Steketee, PhD
Vice-President Elect

For more information, please visit www.AASWSW.org.

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