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Dr. Matthew J. Smith Named Next Associate Dean For Research

Congratulations to Level Up Lab Director Dr. Matthew J. Smith who was recently named the next Associate Dean for Research and Innovation at the UM School of Social Work!


“The U-M School of Social Work faculty are working tirelessly to change lives through advancing research and policy. I’m excited to build on the invaluable efforts by Professor Rogério Pinto and look forward to supporting faculty in their effort to obtain research funding along with collaborating with faculty to inform exciting new initiatives,” Dr. Matthew J Smith noted.


He is committed to supporting faculty research that advances equity, social justice, and social change. His role as the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation will begin January 2024.