Departmental Research

This degree is offered by the School of Social Work at Temple’s College of Public Health. Faculty research emphases within the department include

  • mental health;
  • aging;
  • gender/sexuality, LGBTQ health and HIV/AIDS;
  • substance abuse;
  • incarceration;
  • violence against minorities;
  • trauma and
  • parenting.

Learn more about our faculty and their research.

Research in Temple’s College of Public Health

The School of Social Work is one of the most research-active colleges at Temple University. Research at the college is multidisciplinary and spans both discovery and translation.

Temple is an R1 institution of “highest research activity” as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4% of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and by using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.