Allen Rubin

Professor of Social Work | Jean Kantambu Latting College Professorship of Leadership and Social Change

Room: 342 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-8287
Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal statement

My career has been devoted to improving the scientific base and effectiveness of social work practice and of policies, programs, and interventions in mental health and related fields of the human services.


PhD, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 1976
MSW, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 1969
BS, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1965

Licenses and Certifications

Fellow, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

Areas of Specialization

  • Research methods
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Treatment of PTSD
  • Program evaluation

Courses taught

  • Research methods
  • Assessment and treatment of traumatized populations
  • Pedagogy

Research interests

Bridging the gap between research and practice by assessing the conditions under which interventions found to be effective in research studies are and are not effective when adapted and implemented in real world practice settings.


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