Professor John Wallace to give lecture at social work conference

University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Professor John Wallace has been selected as the 2015 Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturer at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in Denver, Colorado.

The Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture Series was established to continue the legacy of equity and social justice in social work through building knowledge and furthering the well-being of individuals and their communities.

Consistent with the legacy of Carl A. Scott, the Comm-Univer-City of Pittsburgh is an is an integrated program of applied research, teaching, and service designed to investigate and ameliorate social problems that disproportionately impact economically disadvantaged children, families, and communities.

Dr. Wallace’s talk, entitled “Using Research to Change the World, (Or At Least A Neighborhood)”, will focus on concrete examples and highlight specific ways in which social work practitioners, scholars and students can work together to design, implement and evaluate interventions that improve the lives of those that they serve. ​

“I am both humbled and honored to have the opportunity to deliver the Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture,” says Wallace. “Mr. Scott's legacy and commitment to issues of equity and social justice continues to inspire and motivate my work.”

The Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 8:45 am – 10:00 am at the Sheraton Denver Downtown.

See a complete list of University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work faculty and doctoral students presenting at CSWE below: