Cassandra Simmel

Cassandra Simmel, Associate Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at Rutgers School of Social Work, has been named a 2024 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Research Fellow. The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Fellows are members who have served with distinction to advance the mission of the Society—to advance, disseminate, and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society.

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On Thursday, December 14, 2023, Rutgers Center for Research on Ending Violence, housed within the School of Social Work, and Rutgers Global hosted an on-campus discussion with ten Iraqi activists engaged in work related to gender-based violence who are part of the U.S. Department of State's International Leadership Visitor Program. 

Ryon J. Cobb

Two Rutgers University faculty members, Dr. Ryon J. Cobb (Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work and Chancellor's Scholar for Inclusive Excellence in Research on Black Americans) and Dr. Dawne Mouzon (Associate Professor at the School of Arts and Sciences), received awards from the University of Michigan’s Program for Research on Black Americans (PRBA).