Several faculty members from the School of Social Work have received Special Research Grants from The University of Texas at Austin’s Office of the Vice President for Research. These competitive grants provide research support for specific projects for individual tenured and tenure-track faculty members.

  • Dr. Namkee Choi, for her project titled “A pilot study to develop outcome measures of dementia care facilities that are meaningful to persons with dementia and their family members.”
  • Dr. Susie Snyder, for her project titled “Faith detained: Exploring the faith-based support of immigration detainees.”
  • Dr. Yuri Jang, for her project titled “Mental health literacy education for religious leaders in ethnic minority communities: a preliminary study.”
  • Dr. Ahmed Whitt, for his project titled “Developing a built environment measure for use in urban adolescent health research.”