Research

Boston University School of Social Work is nationally recognized for its outstanding research and training contributions to social work practice and policy. Current projects of faculty include research and training in the areas of aging, children and families, health and health policy, mental health, and substance abuse.

The School of Social Work offers ongoing colloquia and seminars on research, teaching, and contemporary social work issues, providing a forum for faculty and doctoral students to engage with cutting edge research where scholars present working papers across many fields of study, including social work, political science, urban planning, sociology, economics, history, geography, and anthropology. Click below to browse our faculty and areas of research expertise.