RESEARCH MATTERS - 2018

 

A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

I am proud of the strong presence the University of Utah had at SSWR last week, and I was especially pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of one of our doctoral students and our associate dean for research.  It was wonderful to connect with so many of our colleagues from across the country and share the scholarly work happening in Utah.  We hope you enjoy reading more about our research efforts in this edition of Research Matters.

Martell Teasley, PhD, MSW
Dean and Professor


 

According to Academic Analytics and compared to other U.S. schools of social work, the University of Utah College of Social Work is:

Academic analytics for 2018


 

BEHIND THE RESEARCH

A Lineup of Gaps in Eyewitness Identification

Scholars analyze the field of eyewitness identification research to identify significant gaps, avenues for future study, and implications for legal professionals. Read More…

Uncharted Therapy

“I think what’s happening with programs like Outward Bound for Veterans is they’re doing something that isn’t therapy, but is therapeutic.” Read More…

Manning Up for Mental Health

An online intervention is destigmatizing mental health issues by intentionally turning stereotypes on their head. Read More…

Stability. Support. Success.

“For many people experiencing homelessness, their contact with criminal justice has nothing to do with criminality and you can largely eliminate it by housing them.” Read More…

 

 


 

2018 RESEARCH

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Grants

Other Funded Projects

 


ON THE MOVE IN RESEARCH

SSWR SuccessMartell Teasley with award recipients Sarah Priddy Reese and Eric Garland at SSWR, 2019

This year at the Society for Social Work and Research’s annual conference, we had:

  • 20 different posters, presentations, or discussions
  • 7 of those presentations involved collaborations with researchers at other institutions or agencies
  • 9 different faculty and 8 PhD students involved in these scholarly works

Additionally, two members of our college received special recognition:

 

Last Updated: 1/24/19