USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Los Angeles, CA, US

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The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.

Experts (113)

Alice Cepeda

Alice Cepeda

Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education Latino Communities Mental Health

Iris Chi

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health Mental Illness Elder Care Suicide Health and Social

Ruth Cislowski

Ruth Cislowski

Southern California Regional Director Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education Virtual Academic Center

Clinical Associate Professor focused on field practicum and methods as well as principles of leadership and management.

Social Work Social Work Education Grant Writing Community Outreach Program Development

John Clapp

John Clapp

Executive Vice Dean and Professor of Social Work

Internationally recognized researcher and expert on alcohol problem prevention.

Alcohol Addiction Social Science Methodology Public Health Social Work Substance Abuse Research Management Alcohol and Drug Epidemiology and Prevention Systems Science

Robynn Cox

Robynn Cox

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Dr. Cox focuses on understanding the social and economic consequences of mass incarceration.

Consequences of Mass Incarceration Mass Incarceration Social Inequality Social Work Education Social Work Economics Race and Class Inequalities

Jordan Davis

Jordan Davis

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society

Professor Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Shannon Dunn

Shannon Dunn

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Clinical teaching expert, focusing on all levels of mental health, including treatment settings and outpatient programs.

Mental Illness Psychosis Schizophrenia Substance Abuse Personality Disorders Depression Anxiety Clinical Practice Supervision

Andrea Eastman

Andrea Eastman

Research Assistant Professor of Social Work

Eastman uses linked, administrative data to answer policy relevant questions concerning child protection and juvenile justice systems.

Annalisa Enrile

Annalisa Enrile

Clinical Professor of Social Work

Professor of social work at USC, training a generation of change makers; storyteller; anti-trafficking warrior; defender of women and girls.

Human Rights Anti-militarization Immigration Policy Sex Trafficking Migrant labor

Terence Fitzgerald

Terence Fitzgerald

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education Social Work Children and Families Schools Race Class Issues Black Male Media Imagery Institutional Oppression

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  • Education/Learning
  • Elder Care
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care - Services
  • Mental Health Care
  • Professional Training and Coaching
  • Program Development
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Social Services