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Recent Research Activity

Faculty Presented at First-Ever Reimagining Refugee Resettlement Research Conference

SSW Associate Professor and Director of the Gladstein Family Human Rights Institute Kathryn Libal and Professor Megan Berthold presented research at the first-of-its-kind conference on refugee resettlement that brought together practitioners, researchers and public officials to explore “Reimaging Refugee Services in the United States.” The conference was cohosted by Arizona State University and Switchboard and […]

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SSW Faculty and Students Present at 2024 SSWR Annual Conference

Twenty-five School of Social Work faculty, Ph.D. students, and MSW students will share their collective research through 27 oral and ePoster presentations and two symposia at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 28th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. from January 10 to 14. The theme of the Conference is “Recentering & Democratizing Knowledge: […]

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Sukhmani Singh Presented Research at Sentencing Commission Meeting

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, Assistant Professor Sukhmani Singh presented her work with Beyond Bars at the Connecticut Sentencing Commission Meeting at the Connecticut State Capitol Legislative Office Building. Singh’s research, Beyond Bars: Examining the Experiences of Formerly Incarcerated People Released Under Public Act 15-84 in Connecticut, is a primarily qualitative study that examines the […]

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UConn School of Social Work Faculty and Ph.D. Students to Present at CSWE 2023

At CSWE’s 69th Annual Program Meeting, which takes place in Atlanta, GA, October 25 to 29, several School of Social Work faculty and Ph.D. students will offer presentations of their work. Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Time: 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Panel Presentation: Organizing for Voting Rights and Justice: A National Collaboration to Elevate the […]

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U.S. Administration for Children and Families Grant Funds Research Project

With a cooperative agreement sub-award of $300,000, co-Principal Investigators Jon Phillips and Cristina Mogro-Wilson will study “PRESERVE & CONNECT: Partnerships in Rigorous Evaluation of Services that Enhance family wellbeing in Rural VErmont, and urban Latine and Black communities in CONNECTicut.” The primary goal of the project is to determine whether the “Breakthrough Parenting Curriculum: Navigating Trauma […]

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SSW faculty and colleagues at CSWE conference

SSW's Cristina Mogro-Wilson (far right), associate editor of the Journal of Social Work Education, with colleagues on a panel at the 2023 CSWE conference.

ORS Communications

ORS Alert – Archive

The ORS Alert is a monthly digest that highlights recent grant awards and publications from UConn School of Social Work faculty and students. The Alert also provides information on funding, professional development opportunities, and upcoming events relevant to research and scholarship in the field of Social Work. Below are archived Alerts in chronological order.

May 2023

April 2023

March 2023

February 2023

December 2022

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021

August 2021

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April 2021

March 2021

SSW Research Impact Newsletter

The School of Social Work's Research Impact Newsletter is now a biannual e-newsletter that highlights recent research in a range of subject areas by our faculty and postdoctoral students. The most recent edition is available via the link below. To subscribe please email

Fall 2023 Research Impact Newsletter
Spring 2023 Research Impact Newsletter

Active Grant Awards

Active Grant Awards provides a list of current grants awarded to UConn School of Social Work faculty (updated quarterly).

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