Sara Schwartz

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Schwartz blends methodologies from anthropology and social work to examine diverse social issues.

Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Philanthropy and Non-Profits Barriers to early HIV diagnosis and treatment Social Work HIV & AIDS

Ms. Donna Butts

Executive Director · Generations United

Ms. Butts frequently speaks on intergenerational connections, grandparents raising grandchildren and policies effective across the lifespan.

Health and Ageing Intergenerational Connections

Kim Mukerjee, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics · Tulane University

Dr. Mukerjee specializes in immigrant health, community pediatrics and advocacy.

Food Insecurity Pediatrics Immigrant Health Community Advocacy

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Mical Raz

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health · University of Rochester

Author of "What's Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race and the War on Poverty."

Psychiatry Education Policy Race Culture and Ethnicity Poverty & Public Policy Education

April Harris-Britt, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Psychology

Psychological Assessment Research Methods Ethics Multicultural Psychology Multicultural Issues and Diversity

Mica Pollock

Professor of Education Studies · UC San Diego

Mica Pollock's many books examine racism in everyday places and what opportunities diversity can foster.

STEM Education and Careers Race Issues Diversity Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Equity in Education

Frédéric Pérodeau

Director of Litigation · Autorité des marchés financiers

Community-minded lawyer responsible for ensuring both effective and consumer-responsive regulations of Quebec's financial markets

Arbitration and Litigation Regulations Governing Financial Markets Financial Services Regulations Regulatory Enforcement

Paul Simonetta

Partner, National Sector Lead · KPMG

Financial Advisory expert utilizing both a big picture understanding and keen awareness of the Communications, Media & Entertainment sectors

Financial Statement Auditing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles International Financial Reporting Standards Corporate Reporting and Governance Internal Control Audit and Advisory Services

Karen Lincoln

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School 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

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Lily Ross

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Ross is a licensed clinical social worker, she has been working with children and families for more than 15 years.

Clinical Social Work

Umeka Franklin

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Social Worker focused on children and families, experienced with military veterans for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Military Social Work Nephrology Social Work Social Work Education Psychiatric Social Work Children, Youth and Families

Michael Hurlburt

Director Doctoral Programs of the School of Social Work Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Hurlburt focuses on behavioral health interventions for improving the relationships and emotional health of children and families

Emotional Health Children & Families Social Work Social Work Education Behavioral Interventions

Christina Paddock

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical social work expert, focusing on public child welfare and early intervention.

Welfare Stipend Programs Public Child Welfare Children, Youth, and Families Developmental Delays and Disabilities

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School 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

Brenda Sims Blackwell

Department Chair, Criminal Justice & Criminology · Georgia Southern University

Brenda Sims Blackwells' work focuses on how gender can influence crimes and the legal and social issues that arise from it.

Law and Society Sentencing Gender, Crime, and Justice Criminal Behavior Corrections

Amy Nuttall

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Amy K. Nuttall is an expert in the areas of family relationships, parenting, and how families cope with stress.

Family Dynamics Maltreatment Parenting Caregiving Quantitative Psychology

Erik Schott

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Schott is a licensed clinical social worker and instructional designer/educational psychologist.

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) social work CBT (Coginitive Bahavorial Therapy) EMDR (Eye Movement Desentization & Reprocessing) HIV & AIDS Childhood Developmental Dirorders

Professor Dorothy Newbury-Birch

Professor of Alcohol and Public Health · Teesside University

Her research focuses on reducing alcohol related harm in society, particularly young people & those in the criminal justice system.

Criminal Justice Alcohol Related Crime Alcohol Abuse Alcoholics Youth Crime