Faculty in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences conduct research to improve the quality of life, health, and safety of diverse populations and to promote positive change in individuals, groups, communities, organizations and systems. The research goal of the college is to bridge the gap between science and practice with community-centered models. Thus, our research is often characterized by multidisciplinary approaches and active engagement with community partners.

CBCS faculty continued their strong record of research dissemination by publishing 274 articles in peer reviewed journals. They also published 12 books and 79 book chapters in academic presses, and 38 research reports to state/federal agencies and organizations . In addition, the faculty made 429 presentations at international, national, and regional conferences.  View the full list of 2013 journal publications or 2014 journal publications.

Howard GoldsteinAssociate Dean for Research
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Dr. Howard Goldstein is the Associate Dean for Research and is the College liaison for all research processes, including sponsored research.

Hongdao Meng is the CBCS representative on the USF Research Council.