Previous Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturers

2017

Robert Joseph Taylor: Extended Family and Congregational Support Networks

2016

Luis H. Zayas: Putting Social Justice in Immigration Policy: What We Can Do

2015

John Wallace, Jr: Using Research to Change the World (Or At Least A Neighborhood)

2014

Michael Spencer: Power, Privilege, Intersectionality, and Action in Social Work Education and Practice

2013

Maria Hinojosa: Stories From the Frontlines of the New American Mainstream: Demography, Diversity, and Future Social Workers

2012

Alan Kotlowitz: Bearing Witness: Storytelling and Human Rights

2011

Caitlin Ryan: Changing the Future for LGBT Youth & Families: Returning to Our Roots

2010

Robin Morris Collin: The Challenges of Sustainability to Professions

2009

Edolphus "Ed" Towns: Social Work in a Season of Change

2008

Lonnie Snowden: Social Work’s Pivotal Role in Reducing Mental Health Disparities

2007

Salome Raheim: Transforming Social Work Education to Promote Diversity and Social and Economic Justice

2006

Lorraine Gutierrez: Empowerment for Social Justice in the 21st Century

2005

Jeanette Takamura: Social Work and the Federal Policy Agenda: Human Rights and Social Justice Challenges

2004

Jon Kei Matsuoka: The Pacific Asian Region: New Concepts of Multiculturalism

2003

Jewell Taylor Gibbs: Children of Color, Mental Health, and Social Policy: Implications for Social Work Practice in the 21st Century

2002

King Davis: Expanding the theoretical Understanding of Oppression

2001

Larry E. Davis: The Problem of Race: A Renewed Focus

2000

Ruth G. McRoy: Fighting for Social Justice in Child Welfare: The Role of Social Work Education

1999

Pallassana R. Balgopal: Has Social Work Abandoned the Immigrants?: Emerging Challenges

1998

E. Daniel Edwards: Hozho: An American Indian Path the Balance and Harmony

1997

William L. Pollard: The Other Social Work Root: Lessons from the Past

1996

Richard A. English: Transforming Social Work Education for a New Age

1995

Rosina M. Becerra: Empowerment and Social Work: A New Paradigm?

1994

Barbara W. White: Reconciling the Principles and Vision of a Just Society in the 21st Century: A Challenge to Social Work

1993

James R. Dumpson: Achieving Diversity: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

1992

Martha N. Ozawa: Inequity in Income Support for Children

1991

Leon F. Williams: Revisiting the Mission of Social Work at the End of the Century: A Critique

1990

John F. Longres: Toward a Status Model of Ethnic Sensitive Practice

1989

Dolores G. Norton: Diversity, Early Socialization, and Temporal Development: The Dual Perspective Revisited

1988

Leon W. Chestang: Infusion of Minority Content in the Curriculum