Administrators & Staff

Administration of the School

  • Deborah Gorman-Smith, Dean
  • Robert J. Chaskin, Director of the Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development
  • Sydney L. Hans, Deputy Dean for Research and Faculty Development
  • Julia R. HenlyChair, Crown Family School Doctoral Program
  • Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.Deputy Dean for Curriculum
  • Jennifer Mosley, Editor, Social Service Review
  • Suzanne A. Fournier, Assistant Dean for Administration and Director of Grants and Contracts
  • Sara C. Furr, Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion
  • Esty Gur, Associate Dean for Administration
  • Kristen Reid-Salomon, Assistant Dean of Students
  • Adrian Talbott, Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement
  • C. Gidget Ambuehl-Armstrong, HR/Office Manager
  • Julie Jung, Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Richard J. Kass, Director of Information Technologies and Facilities
  • Mel Lamagna, Director of Field Education
  • Johnny Lassalle, Director of Career and Leadership Development
  • Ronald P. Martin, Director of Admissions
  • Catherine Sanders, Chief of Staff
  • Maureen Stimming, Director of Professional Development Program and Marketing
  • Paula Tsurutani, Senior Strategic Writer
  • Holiday Vega, Health and Social Services Librarian
  • Kari E. Walsh, IRB Director

Officers of Instruction

  • 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 Human Potential and Public Policy
  • E. Summerson Carr, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Joint Appointment in both the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and the Division of the Social Sciences, Anthropology and Social Sciences in the College; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
  • Robert J. Chaskin, Ph.D., McCormick Foundation Professor; Faculty Director, Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development; Affiliated Scholar, Chapin Hall; Faculty, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy. He holds the UNESCO Chair for Inclusive Urbanism at the Crown Family School. 
  • Yoonsun Choi, Ph.D., Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
  • Mark E. Courtney, Ph.D., Samuel Deutsch Professor; Affiliated Scholar, Chapin Hall; Principal Investigator, California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study
  • Jessica Darrow, Ph.D., Associate Instructional Professor; Director of Global Social Development Programs
  • 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
  • Eve L. Ewing, Ed.D., Assistant Professor; Associate Faculty: Department of Sociology; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Member, Committee on Education
  • 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 (CHAS) and Center for International Social Science Research; Faculty Affiliate: Center for Latin American Studies; Faculty Affiliate: Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Faculty Affiliate: Katz Center for Mexican Studies; Associate: Population Research Center; Associate: Department of Sociology
  • Janelle R. Goodwill, Ph.D., Neubauer Family Assistant Professor
  • 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; Member, Committee on Education
  • Colleen M. Grogan, Ph.D., Professor; Steering Committee Member, Center for Global Health; Faculty Director: Graduate Program in Health Administration & Policy (GPHAP); Co-Director, Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS); Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health and the Social Sciences; Chicago Center for HIV Elimination; Faculty Advisor, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy
  • Sydney L. Hans, Ph.D., Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor; Faculty, Department of Comparative Human Development; Associate, Department of Psychology
  • Julia R. Henly, Ph.D., 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
  • Aimee Hilado, Assistant Professor, (January 1, 2022)
  • E. Paul Holmes, Psy.D., Senior Lecturer; Director, Center for Contextual Behavioral Practices
  • Leyla Ismayilova, Ph.D., Associate 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 the Study of 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., Professor; Co-Director, Employment Instability, Family Well-being, and Social Policy Network
  • Zhiying Ma, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for East Asian Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
  • Jeanne C. Marsh, Ph.D., George Herbert Jones Distinguished Service Professor; Director, Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS); Co-Director, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy
  • Nicole Marwell, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Director, Social Sector Leadership and Nonprofit Management (SSL) Master's Program; Faculty Fellow, Center for Spatial Data Science; Associated Faculty, Department of Sociology
  • J. Curtis McMillen, Ph.D., David and Mary Winton Green Professor
  • Reuben Jonathan Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
  • Lisa Lynelle Moore, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer; Director of the Master of Arts in Social Work, Social Policy, and Social Administration (SW) Program
  • Jennifer E. Mosley, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Community Accelerator
  • Shipra Parikh, Ph.D., Associate Instructional 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; Co-Director: Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS); Faculty Affiliate, Center for Health and the Social Sciences; Faculty Advisor: 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 Robinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Faculty Affiliate: Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; Faculty Affiliate: Inclusive Economy Lab
  • Melissa Roderick, Ph.D., Hermon Dunlap Smith Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Member, Committee on Education
  • Gina Miranda Samuels, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS); Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
  • S. L. Simmons, Ph.D., Assistant Instructional Professor
  • William Sites, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
  • Jancey Wickstrom, A.M., Assistant Instructional Professor
  • Miwa Yasui, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Fellow, Center for Health Administration Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
  • Marci A. Ybarra, Ph.D., Associate 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
  • William Borden, Ph.D., Lecturer Emeritus
  • Evelyn Z. Brodkin, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emerita
  • Irene Elkin, Ph.D., Professor Emerita
  • Laurence E. Lynn, Jr., Ph.D., Sydney Stein, Jr., Professor Emeritus
  • Stanley McCracken, Ph.D., Lecturer 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