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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Disparities in access persist

New research conducted by the Latino Center for Health found that nearly two-thirds of Latinos and Hispanics are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 but that access to the vaccine continues to be problematic. 


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