Dr. Sean R. Hogan, Associate Professor
BA, MSW and PhD in Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Hogan is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work. He teaches courses in social welfare policy, research methods, and substance abuse treatment. Dr. Hogan’s research areas include welfare reform, substance abuse policy, and the effects of eliminating welfare benefits to low-income substance abusers. He is also interested in the role of social capital in the social welfare of foster youth transitioning to adulthood through higher education. Dr. Hogan is the principal investigator of a longitudinal study examining the role of social connections and relationships developed while attending a four-year university have on the health and welfare of foster youth. Dr. Hogan has presented nationally at the annual conferences of the Society for Social Work and Research and the Council on Social Work Education.