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Faculty and Research

Faculty & Research


As a graduate student at Tulane University School of Social Work, you'll have access to the assistance and instruction of experienced faculty members who are experts in a diverse range of topics. In addition to providing you with the resources to help you pursue a successful career, they also lead research programs with real-world applications that help empower individuals, families, and communities for change.

Our Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff at Tulane University School of Social Work provide students with the diversified instruction and practical knowledge they need to succeed as professionals and advocates in their chosen field. Using their specialized personal and educational backgrounds as a leadership foundation, instructors and administrators are able to provide students with meaningful expertise to drive change. See a few of our team highlighted below and access a full list here.

Our Centers

Our research centers allow students to help the community by focusing on research that can directly impact the community and their needs. Through workshops, presentations, publications, immersion programs, and advanced learning opportunities, our students put forth focused efforts in a broad scope of pressing issues facing our communities, our country, and the world.

Research Highlights

The evidence obtained through research at our centers by students and faculty is often used in local applications to advance the progress of programs throughout the region. Highlights of our research include:

  • Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI), which investigates the impacts of the Deep Water Horizon disaster
  • Support and parallel programming for NOLA for Life and other New Orleans city programs established to promote the health and future of today’s highly vulnerable children
  • Elk Place Health Spot, which offers free resources for physical and mental health needs at a busy public transportation stop

Influence social change in your community and around the globe through practical knowledge, innovative research, and hands-on service. Request information about Tulane University School of Social Work degree programs today.