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    • DSW Student Kimberly Stolow Wins Outstanding Doctoral Student Instructor Award

      DSW candidate Kimberly Stolow, LCSW, was the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Student Instructor Award at this year’s Rutgers University School of Social Work Commencement. Stolow is currently a DSW student and a member of the first-ever RU DSW cohort. She has worked in the field of child abuse since obtaining her MSW in 2003 from the University of … Continue reading

    • DSW Faculty Member Guest Edits Special Issue of Writing & Pedagogy

      DSW Writing Program Director Miriam Jaffe guest-edited the latest issue of Writing & Pedagogy. This Special Topic Issue on Teaching Writing with Technology also contains a forward-thinking editorial by Dr. Jaffe, “The University and its Relationship to Teaching Writing with Technology”. The full text of this issue of Writing & Pedagogy is available online here. Dr. Jaffe’s editorial is available through the previous link … Continue reading


The Doctorate in Social Work Program at Rutgers University is committed to exploring the growing and troubling distance between theory and practice, between the ways we actually practice and existing models of practice. Our curriculum bridges this gap by preparing practitioner-scholars to reconnect knowledge production with practice while they create new practitioner knowledge in the field.  We are equally concerned with understanding the complex relationships between our values and our practice and how we engage with what matters most to people.  Continue reading →

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Register for one of our Open Houses to learn more about applying to and attending the Rutgers DSW Program! Meet the faculty, staff, and students who comprise our unique and innovative program.

Upcoming Open House: October 18th