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The College of Social Work

We collaborate with the local, national, and international community to promote social well-being and social justice through dynamic teaching, research, and service.


Asian girls in cap and gownCollege of Social Work Forges Global Connections

USC’s College of Social Work is putting itself on the map—in Vietnam and India, specifically. COSW boasts a thriving series of exchanges has increased the College’s international presence and created new opportunities for faculty and students”

Featured Faculty: Huong Nguyen

Nguyen H2 150Dr. Huong Nguyen never expected to end up in social work. She said that when she was growing up in Vietnam in the 1990s, the field of social work didn’t even exist in her country. But after recognizing the social problems around her, she knew she wanted to be involved in community development.

India-women-issues-presentationVisiting Scholars from MS University of Baroda

Dr. Parmar spoke about “Community Development & Nonprofit Actions to Address Poverty in India” and Dr. Mehta spoke on “Women’s Issues, Violence, & Human Rights in India.”

Featured Alumni: Carol Sisco

Carol-SiscoDr. Carol Bolton Sisco has mastered many roles, including that of clinician, educator, researcher, and children’s advocate.

HRSA logoHRSA awarded a grant to the College of Social Work

The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) awarded a three-year, $925,787 grant to the College of Social Work, Masters of Social Work Program.

College of Social Work Notes

Millet, L., Seay, K.D., & Kohl, P. (in press). A national study of intimate partner violence risk among female caregivers involved in the child welfare system: The role of nativity, accultturation, and legal status. Children and Youth Services Review.

Foster, K.A., Bowland, S.E., & Vosler, A.N. (in press). All the pain along with all the joy: Spiritual resilience in lesbian and gay Christians. American Journal of Community Psychology.



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