Faculty Directors by Areas of Work

​Financial Inclusion

Inclusion in Asset Building: Toward Universal and Progressive Policies 

Michael Sherraden, lead​​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
​University of Michigan
profile
Jin HuangSaint Louis University profile
​Trina R. ShanksUniversity of Michigan profile
Molly Tovar​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

 Global Asset Building: Innovations in Policies and Services

Gina Chowa, lead​University of North Carolinaprofile
David Ansong ​University of North Carolina profile
Li-Chen Cheng​National Taiwan Universityprofile​
Suo Deng​Peking University
profile
Fred Ssewamala​Washington University in St. Louis
profile

Financial Capability: Combining Access and Abilities

​University of Missouri-St. Louisprofile
Julie Birkenmaier  Saint Louis University​ profile

 Financial Behaviors: Nudges and Habits

Michal Grinstein-Weiss, leadWashington University in St. Louisprofile
Shenyang Guo​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Civic Engagement and Service

Community and National Service: Emergence of a New Social Institution

Amanda Moore McBride, lead​University of Denver
profile​
Monica Matthieu​​Saint Louis University​profile​​
Michael Sherraden​Washington University in St. Louis​profile​

International Service: Cross-National Experiences and Understanding

Benjamin J. Lough, lead​University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignprofile
Amanda Moore McBrideUniversity of Denver
​profile
Margaret S. Sherraden​University of Missouri-St. Louis
profile

Productive Aging: Active Engagement in Older Adulthood

Washington University in St. Louis

Thriving Communities

Livable Lives: Achieving Basic Conditions for Stability

Michael Sherraden, lead​​​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Marion Crain​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Steven Fazzari​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Mark R. Rank​​Washington University in St. Louis profile​

Inclusive Housing: Racial and Class Diversity in Urban Communities

Molly W. Metzger, lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Patrick Fowler​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Community Engagement 

Jason Q. Purnell, lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Molly W. Metzger​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Native Families and Communities

David A. Patterson​, lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
​Molly Tovar​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Child and Youth Development

Child Well-Being: Beyond Child Protection

Patricia Kohl​, lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
​Patrick Fowler​Washington University in St. Louis ​profile

Youth Development: Effective Transitions to Adulthood

​Sean Joe, lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Sheretta T. Butler-Barnes​Washington University in St. Louis​profile
David A. Patterson​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Clark Peters​University of Missouri-Columbiaprofile

Social Justice

Decarceration: Reversing Mass Imprisonment in America

Carrie Pettus-Davis, co-lead​Florida State University
profile
Matthew Epperson, co-lead​University of Chicagoprofile

Environment and Social Development

Lisa Reyes Mason, lead​University of Tennessee - Knoxvilleprofile
Michael Sherraden​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Race, Inequality and Social Mobility 

Sherretta T. Butler-Barnes​, co-lead​Washington University in St. Louis ​profile
​Darrel L. Hudson, co-lead​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
​David A. Patterson​Washington University in St. Louisprofile

Social Innovation Partnerships

Grand Challenges for Social Work 

Michael Sherraden, lead​Washington University in St. Louis​ profile
Nancy Morrow-Howell​Washington University in St. Louisprofile
Carrie  Pettus-Davis​Florida State University
profile
Margaret S. Sherraden​University of Missouri-St. Louisprofile

Sister Centers for Social Development: Research and Action

​​Michael Sherraden, lead​​Washington University in St. Louis​profile​
Corinne Ghoh​​​National University of Singapore profile​
​Leila Patel​University of Johannesburg
profile

Next Age Institute: Partnership in Social Innovation

Michael Sherraden, lead​Washington University in St. Louis​profile​