Faculty research

Focal areas & active grants

The School of Social Work and the Center for Social Work Research strive to conduct and disseminate research and forge community partnerships in six core areas of practice and research. Here you can explore our currently active and funded research projects ordered by focal area.


Faculty publications & presentations

Here you will find a selection of presentations and published journal articles, books and book chapters from our faculty and staff striving to fulfill our vision and Empower Social Change In Detroit. We encourage you to take a moment and learn more about the cutting-edge research taking place here in the Center for Social Work Research and its impact on our community.


Center publications

View and download Policy and Practice Briefs written by School of Social Work faculty with Center staff.