Using science to accelerate social good

Over the years, our faculty and researchers have achieved national recognition for research funding, scholarly productivity and social impact. David Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence, and Rona Levy, associate dean for research, play key roles in fostering this climate of innovation. Together, they continue the School's tradition of high-impact scholarship as they search for ways to enable faculty, researchers and doctoral students to establish new research programs and creatively expand into new areas of scholarship.

Long-term impact of police stops

A new study, co-authored by social work professor Kevin Haggerty, spotlights significant disparities in the rate of arrests between Black and white young adults who had prior police encounters as middle school students.

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Student mental health study

Professor and Associate Dean Paula Nurius, a behavioral health expert, joined with Population Health team members from diverse UW disciplines to study student well-being and identify predictors of negative outcomes in student mental health.

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