Distinguished Research Award | Dr. Wilks and Dr. Chaney

February 21, 2019

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU School of Social work honors those faculty members that went the extra mile in making a significant and positive different this past year.

The 2019 Distinguished Research Award should be noted as the first tie in the school’s history, the winners being Cassandra Chaney and Scott Wilks. With Wilk’s win last year, this marks the second year that the School of Social Work has taken home the award.

The faculty is excited as they enter this new year of being able to educate students and help the Baton Rouge community at large.

Dr. Scott Wilks and Dr. Cassandra Chaney
Photo of glass awards in the shape of purple and yellow sphere


About SSW
The LSU School of Social Work (SSW) aspires to be a leading school of social work, a vibrant center of intellectual development, a leader in promoting and supporting diverse communities, and an advocate for an integrated and inclusive model of social work, all within a learning environment that supports best educational practices. The SSW offers Child and Family Studies (CFS) and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) undergraduate degrees, MSW, online MSW, and PhD. SSW is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.  

Visit the School of Social Work at lsu.edu/chse/socialwork

About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Information Studies, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at lsu.edu/chse