School of Social Service Administration

Looking behind the myths of Asian American parenting


SSA associate professor Yoonsun Choi’s new study explores a diverse demographic with a variety of traditions and needs.

Using media to impact policy


Professor Harold Pollack tells the story of his brother-in-law to raise awareness about intellectual disability.

Healing is prevention


An antiviolence program helps South Side youth navigate the trauma that surrounds them.

Entangled lives


A Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies event explores a lesbian love triangle dating to UChicago’s earliest days.

Peer groups


Students often continue to collaborate with professors after earning their degrees. Sometimes, as in these four examples, those relationships move beyond collegial to true professional and personal friendships.

Bringing a student’s focus to City Council


At age 30, SSA graduate student Ameya Pawar, SM'09, surprised everyone by winning a Chicago City Council seat. 

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