About the College

Contact Information
Office of the Dean 713-743-8085
Associate Dean 713-743-8085
Admissions InfoLine 713-743-8078

Dean: Ira Colby, D.S.W., University of Pennsylvania

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Charles Kaplan, Ph.D., University of California, LA

Associate Dean for Administration: Paul R. Raffoul, Ph.D., Washington University

Graduate College of Social Work Mission Statement

The mission of the Graduate College of Social Work is to educate professionals for social work practice, research, and leadership. We advocate for innovative, collaborative, inclusive, and humane policies and solutions that promote social, economic, and political justice. Our College generates new knowledge through critical thinking that links rigorous scientific inquiry, ethical social work practice, and community engagement.

Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
This Page Last Updated: August 16, 2009