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GSS Social Work Research


 
The Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) is an active research institution.  Our work spans a wide range of social work issues and populations, including aging, children and families, health, and the needs of vulnerable communities.

Our faculty's diverse research pursuits make valuable contributions to the knowledge base of social work and reinforce our school's mission of promoting human rights and social justice.  They also provide rich opportunities for our students to learn from our faculty scholars while helping to answer some of social work's most pressing questions
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If you have questions about social work research at the Graduate School of Social Service, contact Angela M. Belsole, grants and special projects officer, at belsole@fordham.edu or (212) 636-6725.
 


SOCIAL WORK PROFESSOR AWARDED
GRANT TO STUDY EFFECTS
OF 9/11 IN CHINATOWN



Winnie Kung, Ph.D., associate professor of social work in the Graduate School of Social Service, has been awarded more than $600,000 to study the mental health of the Asian community working or living in the vicinity of the World Trade Center following the 9/11 attacks.

In the weeks and months following Sept. 11, 2001, there was plenty of media coverage about the effects that events would have on nearby Chinatown’s population. With its economy based largely on tourism and restaurants, the once-bustling area came to a standstill.

Read the rest of the news article in Inside Fordham. >>




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