Research Spotlight

Recent Research Activity

Research: Young Adult Perceptions of Climate Change, Here and Abroad

The School of Social Work’s Center for International Social Work Studies (CISWS) has received an award to support research on the perceptions and attitudes of young adults toward climate change. The research is supported by UConn Hartford Director’s Office for Student Research. “We hope to learn about the youth’s involvement with climate activism, as well […]

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SSW Faculty and Students Present at SSWR Conference 2023

Several UConn School of Social Work faculty and students are presenting their research at the 27th annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) conference in Phoenix, Arizona, from January 11 to 15. The theme of the conference is “Social Work Science and Complex Problems: Battling Inequities and Building Solutions.” The research presented by SSW […]

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Social Work Faculty Presentations at CSWE Annual Program Meeting

We are proud to announce the presentations that UConn School of Social Work faculty will lead at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 2022 Annual Program Meeting (APM), from November 10 through 13.  The following list of presentations and sessions represents the wide range of scholarship that School of Social Work researchers are engaged […]

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Office of Research and Scholarship Update – Winter 2022

Researchers at the UConn School of Social Work continue to leverage partnerships with state agencies to confront some of the most critical issues facing our society today. Partnerships with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Children and Families, and the Office of Early Childhood have led to an increase in […]

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Drs. Ann Marie Garran, Lisa Werkmeister Rozas, Release Latest Edition of Racism in the United States: Implications for the Helping Professions

UConn School of Social Work faculty members Dr. Ann Marie Garran and Dr. Lisa Werkmeister Rozas recently published the third edition of Racism in the United States: Implications for the Helping Professions. Originally published in 2008 and co-authored by Dr. Ann Marie Garran and Dr. Joshua Miller (Smith College), this text explored the historical context […]

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SSW faculty and colleagues at 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.

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021

August 2021

July 2021

June 2021

May 2021

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

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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