SSWR to Honor Drs. Marya Gwadz and Wen-Jui Han for Excellence in Research
By NYU Silver Communications OfficeJan 9, 2024
Research relating to HIV prevention and child poverty will garner NYU Silver scholars the social work research field’s highest honors. The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) has announced that it will present the 2024 Excellence in Research Award to Professor and Associate Dean for Research Marya Gwadz and the Excellence in Research Award Honorable Mention to Professor Wen-Jui Han. SSWR’s Excellence in Research award honors rigorous, peer-reviewed scholarship that directly informs practice and policy to improve lives and advance social justice.
“We are so proud at NYU Silver that SSWR is celebrating the scholarship of Dr. Marya Gwadz and Dr. Wen-Jui Han as exemplars in social work research,” said Dr. Michael Lindsey, Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor of Social Work at the School. “These well-deserved recognitions are the latest examples of the many ways in which research excellence thrives at NYU Silver.”