All News Items from Jane Addams

JACSW 2017 Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

On Friday, May 5, 2017, 207 MSW students and nine PhD students began their careers in social work, and Dr. James P. Gleeson delivered a wonderful commencement address.

prison corridor

Shaping Public Policy on Older Inmates

In May of 2017, the Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research will host a Summit to identify effective reentry policies and programs for older prisoners.

Rev. Starrsky Wilson

The Journey to Child Well-Being

For our 23rd Karen Honig Memorial Lecture, the Rev. Starsky D. Wilson spoke about necessity of achieving racial equity before we can achieve child well-being.

Victims of domestic minor sex trafficking in Chicago?

Who and where are the victims of domestic minor sex trafficking in Chicago? Charles Hounmenou, PhD, is conducting research to explore the characteristics of child prostitution in Chicago, estimate the hard-to-reach population of…

The well-being of African American males

Dr. McLeod’s overall research interest relates to the well-being of African American males and their families. Given the overrepresentation of African American males in the criminal justice system, Dr. McLeod’s research focuses on…