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GSSWSR’s Cindy Sousa Focuses on Familes Coping with Political Violence in Nov. 7 Lecture

Posted November 1, 2013

Except for occasional exceptions like Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield in the early 90s, modern conflicts tend to take place in populated cities and towns where innocent civilians are at just as much risk as those doing the fighting. Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work Assistant Professor Cindy Sousa is among the researchers looking […]

GSSWSR Professor Dana Becker Writes About “Five Myths About Stress” for the Washington Post

Posted April 3, 2013

GSSWSR Professor Dana Becker has written a piece for the Washington Post’s “Five Myths” series in connection with her new book One Nation Under Stress. Becker has also had a recent opinion piece in Time, a review in the New Republic, and she was interviewed on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” In addition, influential blogger Andrew […]

GSSWSR Professor’s Research Questions Link Between Food Stamps and Long-Term Government Dependency

Posted September 27, 2012

Questions as to whether participation in federal assistance programs makes individuals dependent on government services and unable to “take personal responsibility and care for their lives” as Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney told a group of supporters, have taken center stage as the race for the White House enters its last few months. Research led […]

Social Work Professor James Martin Quoted in USA Today Article About New Military Protective Gear

Posted April 2, 2012

This USA Today article about the use of “protective under garments” by military combat troops quotes Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Professor James Martin. From the article: “Beyond protecting troops from wounds, PUGs can affect morale, says Jim Martin, a sociologist at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and a retired Army colonel. […]

GSSWSR’s Jim Martin Contributes to Guide for Educators and Those Working with Veterans and Their Families

Posted February 17, 2010
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Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) Professor Jim Martin is one of 35 national experts recently tapped by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) to create a new guide to help Schools of Social Work as they develop courses and programs for social-work students, community behavioral-health providers, and […]

New Research Project on Affordable Housing Provides Opportunities for GSSWSR Students and Undergrads

Posted August 24, 2009

Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research’s Sandy Schram is partnering with the Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) on an initiative that will involve undergraduates as well as master’s and doctoral students in social work in a continuing research agenda to develop information that helps promote more affordable housing for the poor […]

GSSWSR Researchers Look at Race and Welfare Reform

Posted June 9, 2009

Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research’s Sanford Schram, GSSWSR doctoral student Linda Houser and colleagues from the University of Minnesota and University of Kentucky have co-authored the feature article for the June issue of American Sociological Review. Read more»

Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Names New Dean

Posted May 13, 2009

Darlyne Bailey has been appointed dean and professor of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and special assistant to the president for community partnerships at Bryn Mawr College. Bailey will join the College Aug. 1. She is currently the assistant to the president at the University of Minnesota and a professor in […]

GSSWSR Reaccredited Through 2016

Posted November 11, 2008
GSSWSR Director Marcia Martin

After a comprehensive review, the Council on Social Work Education has reaccredited Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research through 2016. In its Accreditation Review Brief, the CSWE site team noted many of the GSSWSR’s strengths, including the integration of diversity content into the curriculum, the commitment to at-risk populations and […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted July 13, 2008

“Combining hoops and education” is an article about a camp created by Bryn Mawr GSSWSR student Mike Fratangelo and Haverford senior Greg Rosnick.