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Research at the #GSSW

The Garland School of Social Work is committed to pursuing a full agenda of research and publication, not only to add to the body of knowledge for our profession but to provide opportunities for our students to participate in this important learning exercise. Our faculty members are prolific in their production, especially around the strength of the School - the integration of faith and practice.



Research Spotlight
Each semester we spotlight the work of one of our faculty members. This semester is Dr. Jim Ellor.

Research Clusters and Publications
Topics of the school's recent publications are organized into the eight research clusters.

Faculty Directory
Click through to learn more about the full array of each faculty member's research interests.

Providing Resources
We are also committed to finding and sharing resources for students, teachers, agencies, congregations and others to use across a number of disciplines and for a number of ministries and/or research projects.


Recent Research Activities

Worshipping across the color lines

Game Changers: A Critical Race Theory Analysis of the Economic, Social, and Political Factors Impacting Black Fatherhood and Family Formation

Effects of Worshipping in Multi-ethnic Congregations on Whites

Evidence-based practice: A common definition matters