School of Social Work
SSW Welcomes Dr. Caitlin Elsaesser to the Faculty
Dr. Elsaesser joined the School of Social Work faculty in August. She teaches research in the MSW and doctoral programs. Her research agenda focuses on evaluating the developmental impact of childhood violence exposure and victimization over the life course. She is examining and contributing much needed insight into how specific forms of violence exposure and/or […]
Provost Appoints Two New Deans
Provost Mun Choi has appointed Anne D'Alleva as dean of the School of Fine Arts and Nina Heller as interim dean of the School of Social Work.
Construction to Begin at Downtown Hartford Campus
The Board of Trustees has approved a $115 million design budget to begin construction work at the main building that will anchor UConn Hartford.
Social Work Professor Catherine Havens Dies
A faculty member in Social Work for 38 years, Havens also was longtime associate dean for academic affairs and director of the MSW program.
Social Work Practice and the Ongoing Impact of History
UConn social work students explore the continuing effects of the Holocaust in Germany, while students from Merseburg learn about the history of race and its legacy in the U.S.
In Social Work Practice, One Size Doesn’t Fit All
Social work professor Alex Gitterman argues that an ‘evidence-based’ approach is not sufficient to address complex social problems.
Former Social Work Dean Makes $1M Bequest to School
Nancy Humphreys’ bequest will support a program that encourages social workers to take an active role in politics.
Social Work Dean Attends Briefing on Affordable Care Act
Social work educators convene in Washington, D.C.
Social Work Graduate Overcomes Obstacles to Find Success in Washington, D.C.
Khaliyl Lane '10 (CLAS), '13 MSW, grew up in Connecticut's foster care system and now works for U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.