Richard P. Barth, PhD, MSW



School Affiliation

School of Social Work


  • Social Work Education
  • Adoption
  • Foster Care


The author of 12 books and more than 200 scholarly articles, Dr. Barth is recognized as a leading expert on several social topics including social work education, adoption, foster care, and child welfare. Dr. Barth, who is the former dean of the School of Social Work and past president of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, speaks across the globe on important social work topics and ways social work helps improve communities and the human condition.

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This information was last updated April 7, 2023.