Nine tenure-track faculty members and one lecturer of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions have received promotions to new academic ranks, effective this August, Dean Jonathan Koppell announced.
Geoffrey Gonsher has no doubt collected his fair share of accolades during a public-sector career that has spanned more than five decades serving four Arizona governors and several Phoenix mayors. But a recent teaching award, granted at the urging of his ASU public policy students, may be among his most treasured.
The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, the nation’s largest comprehensive public service college, was recognized today with elite rankings for its schools of public affairs and criminology. With highly rated programs in each of its four schools, Watts College presents vivid evidence for the core claim of Arizona State University: excellence and inclusion go hand in hand. Indeed, half of the 14 ASU graduate-degree programs ranked in the top 10 are found in Watts College, ASU’s most diverse unit.
Elizabeth Lightfoot will become the next director of the ASU School of Social Work (SSW) on July 1, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions Dean Jonathan Koppell announced today.
Lightfoot, a University of Minnesota Distinguished Global Professor who has directed UMN’s doctoral program in social work since 2006, has been a member of its faculty since 1999.
Regents Professor Flavio Marsiglia of the School of Social Work will be honored this week with an ASU Alumni Association award for several recent research milestones, including his role as principal investigator for a project that provides COVID-19 testing and lays groundwork for receiving vaccines for members of underserved Arizona communities.
Chandra Crudup wants to use her new position as an associate dean to help the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions put what she calls “real feet” to ASU’s Charter to uphold inclusion over exclusion.
Kevin Wright, an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice joined three other ASU graduate professors each honored with an ASU Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award during a virtual ceremony Feb. 22.
Two professors in ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions have received another grant to study homicide among intimate partners in two more states.
A professor in the School of Community Resources and Development (SCRD) who is a senior sustainability scientist at ASU’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability has been named interim associate dean of research in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Donald Siegel, Foundation Professor of Public Policy and Management and director of the School of Public Affairs (SPA), has been elected dean of the Fellows of the Academy of Management (AOM). Siegel is the first ASU faculty member to achieve this distinction. AOM is a global professional association of more than 20,000 academics who teach management.