Research


Where Vision Meets Opportunity

The University of Connecticut School of Social Work is among the top-ranked schools of social work in the nation and the highest ranked public MSW program in New England. Faculty and administration are committed to maintaining that ranking, continuing the school’s contributions to the profession, and improving its national and international prominence. The Office of Research and Scholarship (ORS), under leadership of the Associate Dean for Research, facilitates these efforts by providing a centralized source of research coordination and support within the administration of the school.

ORS: A Community and Social Work Knowledge Resource

The following  research and services are available to alumni and other community professionals:

  • ORS maintains an up-to-date database of research and scholarly activities at the school.
  • Faculty are available to provide expert consultation in translating research into practice.
  • Community agencies interested in applying for federal or state dollars to develop new programs may inquire about our program evaluation services.

To read about the school’s ongoing research click below:

To learn more about the Office of Research and Scholarship services available to the community, contact ORS at 860-570-9141 or email us.

ORS services are provided to support the full range of research and scholarly activity of Social Work faculty.  Faculty may directly access information about these services here.