Teaching recognized for excellence

Our world-class faculty creates an exciting, enriched and empowered space for learning, research and service—nine members have been honored with the UW Distinguished Teaching Award and 12 were elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Highly diverse and widely recognized, our faculty bring a scientific perspective to some of the most pressing social issues of our day, along with a deep commitment to nurturing culturally competent and skilled social work professionals. 

Meet our new faculty members

During the 2020-21 academic year, we welcomed seven new faculty members to our community, each bringing new levels of expertise to the classroom or research setting. We hope you will welcome them warmly to the School of Social Work.

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Welcome new research faculty

On July 1, the School of Social Work welcomes two new faculty members: Associate Research Professor Margaret Kuklinski and Assistant Research Professor Hyun-Jun Kim. Both are currently affiliated with two of the School’s research centers.

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