We are an honorific society of distinguished scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in the field of social work and social welfare.
Nominations are now open for AASWSW’s Class of 2020 Fellows. Nominations may only be made by current Fellows or Fellows Emeriti. Deadline for nominations is August 1, 2020. See AASWSW Membership for nominations form, criteria and informational guidelines.
Inducted in 2016
Dr. Cynthia Franklin is the Associate Dean for Doctoral Education and Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health. Dr. Franklin is an international leader within the social work profession and she...Read More
Inducted in 2012
Luis H. Zayas is Dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin where he holds the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental...Read More
Inducted in 2015
Dr. Thyer is a Distinguished Research Professor and former Dean with the College of Social Work at Florida State University. He is also an Extra-Ordinary Professor with North-West University in...Read More
Our society seeks to advance the field of social welfare and social work by serving as a convener for thought leaders, encouraging the recognition of outstanding research and practice; and promoting examination of social policy.