Two Women Join Social Work Faculty at USC

The School of Social Work at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has hired four new faculty members. Two of the four are women.

Alice Cepeda is a new assistant professor. Previously she taught at the University of Houston. She is currently conducting research on crack cocaine use in Mexico City.

Dr. Cepeda holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the City University of New York.

Emily Putnam-Hornstein is also a new assistant professor. She was working at the Center for Social Services Research at the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Putnam-Hornstein is a graduate of Yale University. She holds a master of social work degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.

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