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UNC School of Social Work

Spotlight of the week


Tamsen Foote

Director of Human Resources Tamsen Foote joined the School in the spring of 2024 after spending two years in a human resources role at the University of California, Berkeley. Before her time in California, Foote spent eight years at Carolina in human resources and administrative roles with the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.  

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  • Sonyia Richardson headshot

    July 24, 2024

    Tar Heel Roots

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work Assistant Professor Sonyia Richardson brings a wealth of academic, clinical and industry experience to her new role Read More
  • July 22, 2024

    Master of Social Work summer student spotlights

    To celebrate members of our community and their unique stories, we're spotlighting students to learn more about their current job title, why they chose UNC and more. Read More

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Tonya Van Deinse presented at 2024 SWWR

Research Connections

Research Associate Professor Tonya Van Deinse connects systems to produce better outcomes for community members.
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Doctoral student Emmanuel Owusu Amoako collaborates and connects with fellow scholars at 2024 Royster Global conference 

Amoako and a delegation of UNC Royster Fellows visited London, where the students connected with individuals from universities around the world at the 2024 Royster Global Conference.
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Associate Professor Rachel Goode works to achieve health equity for Black women 

Rachel Goode, recently promoted to associate professor at the School of Social Work, has worked to bridge the divide between research in the areas of obesity and eating disorders.
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