AASWSW Fellows at the Steve Hicks School

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare is the top honorific society in the nation for scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in the field of social work and social welfare. AASWSW Fellows are prominent scholars, top researchers and practitioners who have made exceptional contributions in the field and beyond.

Barbara Jones, PhD

Barbara Jones, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2021

Catherine Cubbin, PhD

Catherine Cubbin, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2021

Sandy Magaña, PhD

Sandy Magaña, PhD

ASWSW Fellow 2019

Mary Marden Velasquez, PhD

Mary Marden Velasquez, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2016

Cynthia Franklin, PhD

Cynthia Franklin, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2016

Namkee Choi, PhD

Namkee Choi, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2013

Yolanda Padilla, PhD

Yolanda Padilla, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2013

Rowena Fong, PhD

Rowena Fong, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2013

Luis H. Zayas, PhD

Luis H. Zayas, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2012

Diana DiNitto, PhD

Diana DiNitto, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2012

Ruth McRoy, PhD

Ruth McRoy, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2010

Barbara W. White, PhD

Barbara W. White, PhD

AASWSW Fellow 2009 (deceased)

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The Steve Hicks School faculty, staff and students excel in their respective fields. Read about some of the latest accomplishments of members of our community.

June 24, 2022
Izzy Madaelil has caught the Texas spirit. After a long and winding journey and watching her siblings come through UT…
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June 22, 2022
Sarah McCafferty, LCSW-S, believes in the importance of field instruction in not only social work students’ education, but also in…
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March 29, 2022
The Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Master’s in Social Work program has received a 7th place ranking, tying with…
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February 15, 2022
Destiny Ayala, a BSW student and a SWEEP mentor, sticks to a wise saying often quoted by her mother: “When…
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December 15, 2021
Karen Bermudez, an MSSW student at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, believes that every social work student should…
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October 20, 2021
Dr. Kasey Claborn and her team have been awarded the Google Cloud Customer Award in the Education category for their…
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May 24, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas— For individuals navigating the U.S. immigration legal system, there is a major gap in accessible services. Many immigrants…
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April 28, 2021
AUSTIN – The Texas Center for Disability Studies (TCDS) is excited to announce its move to the Steve Hicks School…
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April 6, 2021
Every year, The University of Texas at Austin selects undergraduate students of high academic achievement to be recognized during Honors Day . Honorees…
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March 31, 2021
Austin, Texas – Katrina Fitzpatrick, a master’s student at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, has been honored with…
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