Professor Susan Patricia Kemp

PhD (Columbia), MPhil (Columbia), MA (Auck), BA (Massey)


Fellow, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, 2017

Doctoral Mentor Award, University of Washington School of Social Work, 2017

Fellow, Society of Social Work and Social Research, 2016

Richard Lodge Prize, Adelphi University, 2011

University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award, 2003

PhD Awarded with Distinction, Columbia University, New York, 1994

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Dotolo, D., Lindhorst, T., Kemp, S. P., & Engelberg, R. A. (2018). Expanding Conceptualizations of Social Justice across All Levels of Social Work Practice: Recognition Theory and Its Contributions. Social Service Review, 92 (2), 143-170. 10.1086/698111
  • Kemp, S. P., Palinkas, L. A., & Mason, L. R. (2018). Create social responses to a changing environment. 10.1093/oso/9780190858988.003.0008
  • Nurius, P. S., Kemp, S. P., Köngeter S, & Gehlert, S. (2017). Next generation social work research education: Fostering transdisciplinary readiness. European Journal of Social Work, 20 (6), 907-920. 10.1080/13691457.2017.1320530
  • Rodriguez, M. Y., Ostrow, L., & Kemp, S. P. (2017). Scaling up social problems: Strategies for solving social work’s grand challenges. Research on Social Work Practice, 27 (2), 139-149. 10.1177/1049731516658352
  • Rahman, A., Baskerville, R., & Rouse, P. (2016). Untitled. PACIFIC ACCOUNTING REVIEW. (pp. 1). 10.1108/PAR-01-2016-0007
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Rouse
  • Kemp, S. P., Palinkas, L. A., Wong, M., Wagner, K., Reyes Mason, L., Chi, I., ... Rechkemmer, A. (2015). Strengthening the social response to the human impacts of climate change. Cleveland, Ohio: American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Related URL.
  • Uehara, E. S., Barth, R. P., Olson, S., Catalano, R. F., Hawkins, J. D., Kemp, S. P., ... Sherraden, M. (2015). Identifying and tackling grand challenges for social work. Baltimore, MD: American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Related URL.
  • Kemp, S. P., & Nurius, P. S. (2015). Preparing emerging doctoral scholars for transdisciplinary research: A developmental approach. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 35 (1-2), 131-150. 10.1080/08841233.2014.980929

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