The accomplished faculty at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences are, first and foremost, mentors and teachers who are committed to doctoral education and dedicated to fostering collaborative relationships to help students grow.
Members of the Mandel School faculty are nationally recognized for leadership in research and scholarship and for an extensive portfolio of funded research. Their high-ranking levels of productivity and groundbreaking research impact diverse fields of social work, transforming individuals and communities all over the world. In addition, our research centers tackle society's most complex issues, from urban poverty to youth violence, investigating and fostering the implementation of innovative and evidence-based practices.
The Mandel School's doctoral program provides opportunities for PhD students to work closely with faculty members on their funded research projects through research fellowships, independent study and research assistantships.