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Social Work

Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Gary Clapton Senior Lecturer adoption and fostering,fathers and fatherhood,children and families social work practice,moral panics 2.28 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3903
Gary.Clapton@ed.ac.uk
Viviene Cree Professor of Social Work Studies gender and social work,social work history,social work profession,families & HIV,research with children,reflexivity in research,Inequality & diversity B.28 
19 George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3894
Viv.Cree@ed.ac.uk
Karen Dargo Student Support Officer - Sociology and Social Work 1.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1306
karen.dargo@ed.ac.uk
John Devaney Centenary Chair of Social Work Child protection,Child Welfare,Domestic and gender based violence,Social work interventions 2.30 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 5363
J.Devaney@ed.ac.uk
Jackie Gulland Lecturer in Social Work Rights,Law and Regulation,welfare systems,gender and public policy,disability,Social History,Socio-legal,Social care 2.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 8256
jackie.gulland@ed.ac.uk
Sumeet Jain Senior Lecturer in Social Work; International Director, School of Social and Political Science community mental health,culture and health,ethnography,well being,South Asia,'global mental health' 2.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 651 1463
sumeet.jain@ed.ac.uk
Steve Kirkwood Senior Lecturer in Social Work; Postgraduate Advisor for Social Work; Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Criminal Justice,Restorative Justice,Asylum,Discourse Analysis,Identity,Refugees 2.22 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 6646
s.kirkwood@ed.ac.uk
Avril McIvor Senior Teaching Fellow 2.21 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6511486
A.McIvor@ed.ac.uk
Mary Mitchell Lecturer Participation,Childhood and Youth Studies,Child Welfare,social work interventions,families,Reimagining Outcomes,repositioning positions of power,looked after children 2.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6511530
Mary.Mitchell@ed.ac.uk
George Palattiyil Programme Director - Masters in Social Work HIV and AIDS,asylum seekers and refugees,Human rights,surrogacy and cross border reproductive services,international social work and social development,diversity and marginalisation,migration, social inclusion and citizenship 2.24 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3907
g.palattiyil@ed.ac.uk
Autumn Roesch-Marsh Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Decision making,Risk,Looked After Children,gender,Social Work education,Social Work,children and families social work practice,Participation,social pedagogy,Empathy 2.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3870
a.roeschmarsh@ed.ac.uk
Lorraine Waterhouse Professor of Social Work (Emeritus)  Lorraine.Waterhouse@ed.ac.uk
Bill Whyte Professor Emeritus; Honorary Professorial Fellow; formerly Professor of Social Work Studies in Criminal and Youth Justice  B.Whyte@ed.ac.uk