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Chapin, Rosemary
Professor, Director, Center for Research on Aging and Disability Options(CRADO) crado@ku.edu;
785-864-8941
Watkins Home, Room 119

Strengths based social policy; public policy in long term care financing and in the promotion of autonomy and community alternatives for elders with disabilities, aging of the baby boom and elder friendly communities.

Wendel-Hummell, Carrie
Assistant Director
785-864-3797
Watkins Home, Room 108

Staff

Holmes, Catelyn
Research Project Specialist
785-864-3738
Watkins Home, Room 105
Project Coordinator
785-864-9015
Watkins Home, Room 7B

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Banerjee, Mahasweta
Professor, BSW Program Director, Co-director TJ Office of Race and Social Justice
785-864-8950
Twente Hall, Room 121

Theories and practices associated with enhancing social and economic justice; community development; micro-enterprise as an anti-poverty strategy; international social development; qualitative and quantitative research.

Canda, Edward
Professor, Coordinator of KU Spiritual Diversity and Social Work Initiative
785-864-8939
Twente Hall, Room 203

Cross-cultural and international social work; spiritual and religious diversity; Asian and Asian-American issues; qualitative research approaches; philosophy of social welfare; health and mental health resilience.

Associate Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living
Koenig, Terry
Associate Professor
785-864-2656
Twente Hall, Room 101

Ethical decision making in social work practice; social welfare philosophy; International social work development and cross-cultural practices; Central Asian and post-Soviet issues; aging, elder abuse and self-neglect; qualitative research methods.

Dot Nary
Assistant Research Professor, Research and Training Center on Independent Living
785-864-4095
Dole, Room 4089
Val Renault
Research and Training Center on Independent Living
785-864-4095
Dole, Room 4089
Associate Professor
785-864-8971
Twente Hall, Room 9

Child welfare, particularly foster care, sexual abuse; the history of social work and social welfare, ethics and values as they impact practice.

Professor (KUMC)
913-588-2688

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