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Officers and Administration

Officers of the University

Joseph Neubauer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University
Daniel Diermeier, Provost

Administration of the School

Deborah Gorman-Smith, Interim Dean
Robert J. Chaskin, Deputy Dean for Strategic Initiatives
Sara C. Furr, Dean of Students
Stephen G. Gilmore, Associate Dean for External Affairs
Esty Gur, Associate Dean for Administration
Sydney L. Hans, Deputy Dean for Research and Faculty Development
J. Curtis McMillen, Deputy Dean for Curriculum
Mark E. Courtney, Editor, "Social Service Review"
Julia R. Henly, Chair, SSA Doctoral Program
C. Gidget Ambuehl-Armstrong, Office Manager
Paul Belloni, Librarian
Nancy Chertok, Director of Field Education
Mary S. Debose, Assistant Director of Admissions
Suzanne A. Fournier, Assistant Dean for Administration and Director of Grants and Contracts
Bharathi Jayaram, Associate Director of Field Education
Michael A. Jogerst, Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services
Julie Jung, Director of Marketing and Communications
Richard J. Kass, Director of Information Technologies and Facilities
Sara L. Manewith, Associate Director of Special Gifts
Yelene Modley, Senior Associate Director of Alumni Relations and the SSA Fund
Kristen Reid-Salomon, Assistant Dean of Students
Maureen Stimming, Director of Professional Development Program and Marketing
Paula Tsurutani, Senior Strategic Writer
Kari E. Walsh, IRB Director
TBD, Director of Admissions
 

Officers of Instruction

William Borden, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
Alida M. Bouris, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Co-Director, Chicago Center for HIV Elimination; Co-Director, Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences Core of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Evelyn Z. Brodkin, Ph.D., Associate Professor
E. Summerson Carr, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Associate, Anthropology Department and Department of Comparative Human Development; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Robert J. Chaskin, Ph.D., Professor; Affiliated Scholar, Chapin Hall; Faculty, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy. He holds the UNESCO Chair for Inclusive Urbanism at SSA.
Yoonsun Choi, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Mark E. Courtney, Ph.D., Professor; Affiliated Scholar, Chapin Hall; Principal Investigator, California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study
Matthew W. Epperson, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Faculty Director, Smart Decarceration Initiative
Gina Fedock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Angela García, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and Katz Center for Mexican Studies; Associated Faculty, Department of Sociology
Yanilda María González, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for Latin American Studies and Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Deborah Gorman-Smith, Ph.D., Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor; Executive Committee Member, Center for Health Administration Studies; Principal Investigator and Director, Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention
Colleen M. Grogan, Ph.D., Professor; Steering Committee Member, Center for Global Health; Co-Director, Center for Health Administration Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health and the Social Sciences; Chicago Center for HIV Elimination; Faculty Advisor, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy (on leave 2017-2018)
Sydney L. Hans, Ph.D., Samuel Deutsch Professor; Faculty, Department of Comparative Human Development
Julia R. Henly, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Principal Investigator, Illinois/New York Child Care Research Partnership Study; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Co-Director, Employment Instability, Family Well-being, and Social Policy Network
E. Paul Holmes, Psy.D., Senior Lecturer
Leyla Ismayilova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Faculty Steering Committee Member, Center for Global Health; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy
Waldo E. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Susan J. Lambert, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Co-Director, Employment Instability, Family Well-being, and Social Policy Network
Jens Ludwig, Ph.D., McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy; Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab, Crime Lab New York; Co-Director, University of Chicago Education Lab; Research Associate, Population Research Center
Jeanne C. Marsh, Ph.D., George Herbert Jones Distinguished Service Professor; Director, Center for Health Administration Studies; Co-Director, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy
Nicole P. Marwell, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Fellow, Center for Spatial Data Science; Associated Faculty, Department of Sociology
Stanley G. McCracken, Ph.D., Lecturer
J. Curtis McMillen, Ph.D., David and Mary Winton Green Professor; Executive Committee Member, Center for Health Administration Studies
Reuben Jonathan Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Jennifer E. Mosley, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Harold A. Pollack, Ph.D., Helen Ross Professor; Affiliate Professor, Biological Sciences Collegiate Division and Department of Public Health Sciences; Affiliated Scholar, California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study; Executive Committee Member, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for Health and the Social Sciences; Acting Faculty Director, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy; Research Associate, Population Research Center; Faculty Co-Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab and University of Chicago Health Lab
Shantá R. Robinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Melissa Roderick, Ph.D., Hermon Dunlap Smith Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Gina Miranda Samuels, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (on leave 2017-2018)
William Sites, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
Dexter R. Voisin, Ph.D., Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health and the Social Sciences; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Co-Director, Chicago Center for HIV Elimination; Faculty, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy; Director, STI/HIV Intervention Network
Miwa Yasui, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Marci A. Ybarra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Co-Director, Employment Instability, Family Well-being, and Social Policy Network
Alan Zarychta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies

Faculty Emeriti

Sharon B. Berlin, Ph.D., Helen Ross Professor Emerita
Irene Elkin, Ph.D., Professor Emerita
Laurence E. Lynn, Jr., Ph.D., Sydney Stein, Jr., Professor Emeritus
Dolores G. Norton, Ph.D., Samuel Deutsch Professor Emerita
Charles M. Payne, Ph.D., Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
William Pollak, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus
Tina L. Rzepnicki, Ph.D., David and Mary Winton Green Professor Emerita
John R. Schuerman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Froma Walsh, Ph.D., Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor Emerita

The Social Service Administration Council

The Social Service Administration Council was established in 1955 to help interpret the School’s mission and goals to the public, advise the Dean about the needs and concerns of the community, and assist the School in its financial development efforts. Committee members hold positions of leadership in many social service and philanthropic agencies.

Donna E. Barrows AM '79
Peter H. Darrow JD '67
Bernard S. Dyme AM '79, Chair
Betsy R. Gidwitz
Cynthia Greenleaf
Raymond Craig Kennedy AB '74, AM '80, MBA '80
Stephanie D. Larsen AM ’66
Amy S. Lubin AM '75
Linda Kelly Lymburn AM '80
Katharine B. (Kitty) Mann AM '69, PhD '99
Nancy Newberger
Marilyn B. Rusnak AM '71
Rev. Richard L. Tolliver PhD
David J. Vitale MBA '76

Life Members

Rev. Daniel Alvarez, Sr.
Judith Stofer Block
Frank M. Clark
Charles R. Feldstein AM '44
Sonia Kabakow "Sunny" Fischer AM '82
Mary Winton Green AM '49
Ann Dibble Jordan AM '61
Iris J. Krieg AM '75
Beatrice Cummings Mayer EX '47
Bernice Weissbourd EX '45