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.
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Jungeun Olivia Lee focuses on a relationship among SES, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, and its comorbid mental health.
SES Childhood Adversity Life Course Human Development Substance use
Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work Field Education
Clinical Social Worker focused on adults and healthy aging, experienced in integrated behavioral health.
Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work
Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.
Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health
Associate Professor of Social Work
Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities
Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work Social Support Stress and Coping Caregiving
Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education
Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.
Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work Child Welfare Issues Macro Social Work Social Work Education Higher Education Administration
Clinical Professor of Social Work
Dr Maiden joined the school’s Virtual Academic Center as a full time teaching faculty in 2017 teaching in both the DSW and MSW programs.
Technology Enhanced and Online Learning Hiv/Aids Workplace Trauma Violence Higher Education Substance Abuse Managed Care Employee Assistance, Work/Life and Wellness
John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work
Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network
Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services Family Support Services Inter-Professional Education
Senior Lecturer of Social Work
Social work expert, focusing on the relationship between youth and familial ties.
Children, Youth, and Families
Associate Professor of Social Work Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Ferol Mennen focuses on child abuse, neglect, and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as children's mental health services
Mental Health Child Abuse and Neglect Social Work Social Work Education Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education
PHIL MEYER serves as associate director of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center.
Non Profit Public Policy
Industry Experience (10)
- Elder Care
- Health and Wellness
- Health Care - Services
- Mental Health Care
- Professional Training and Coaching
- Program Development
- Public Policy
- Social Services