S.W.A.N. is an innovative trans-disciplinary doctoral degree in social work and anthropology.

Informed by its location in Detroit, SWAN focuses on urban issues, both national and global, providing training in the skills, content, and theory of both disciplines.



Areas of expertise

  • Child Welfare
  • Behavioral Health and Environmental Health
  • Gerontology/Aging
  • Interpersonal Violence
  • Anthropology of the City
  • Business and Organizational Anthropology
  • Culture and Food
  • Latin America
  • Medical Anthropology

Students without a Master of Social Work degree will earn one during the program.

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