Claudia J. Coulton, the Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change and Distinguished University Professor, was selected as a 2017 Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR).

Coulton also co-founded and co-directs the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and she is on the executive committee of the Grand Challenges for Social Work.

Coulton joins her Mandel School colleagues David Biegel and Elizabeth Tracy as an SSWR Fellow. She also is a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

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