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Leading Experts to Address “Smart Decarceration” in America
as Part of the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative

The United States has the world’s largest proportion of people behind bars, resulting...

Article, The Trace (January 6, 2016)

"Chicago Criminals’ Favorite Gunmakers: A Visual Ranking"

A Review of Pollack's book, The Index Card
Review, Publisher's Weekly (November 23, 2015)

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Article, The Guardian (January 5, 2015)

"Gun sales in the US: how many are...

Article, Los Angeles Times (January 4, 2016)

Yes, Obamacare is in dire need of...

Article, WBEZ (January 1, 2015)
“Chicago Homicides Up During...

Audio, Slate (December 26, 2015)

“The Stay Healthy Edition: Slate Money...

Article, Vox (December 16, 2015)

How one renegade country could unravel America's war on drugs

Alumni Spotlight

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

Lisa Elliott, AM ’16

As a social worker doing psychotherapy with children in a medical practice in Chicago’s northern suburbs, Lisa Elliott, AM ’16, feels that SSA provided her with excellent preparation to pursue a career that was shaped by her interests.