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The mission of the Office of Research Administration is to facilitate, and support the research efforts of the faculty, students and research staff in the college and affiliated research centers.  The office supports investigator research activities by advising about funding opportunities; assisting with the development of proposals, developing budgets, supporting post-award grant management, ensuring proposals and projects comply with university, agency, state and federal guidelines, and serving as a liaison with the UTK Office of Research Innovation and Economic Development.

For information about the CSW research mission, services or portfolio contact:

Dr. Douglas Coatsworth
Doug Coatsworth
Associate Dean of Research (ADR)
angela gilley
Angela Gilley
Assistant Director of Budget, Finance and Operations for External Funding

Research News

  • UTCSW Faculty Research Covers a Diverse Array of Topics

    From anti-racist social work pedagogy to trauma-informed approaches to discipline, to guaranteed income programs, the UTCSW faculty’s research spans a […]

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  • As Daylight Savings Time Approaches, Study Shows Changes in Sleep Schedules Can Cause ‘Social Jetlag’ in Teens, Which Can Predict Mental Health

    University of Tennessee College of Social Work Urban Child institute Endowed Professor and Associate Professor of General Pediatrics Dr. Anne […]

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  • UTCSW PhD Students Attended a Race, Research, and Justice Training

    UTCSW PhD students Chesney Ward and Kenyette Garrett recently attended a Race, Research, and Justice training offered by Vanderbilt as […]

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