Anna Scheyett, dean and professor in the School of Social Work, has been named the next editor-in-chief of Social Work, the official journal of the National Association of Social Workers. Her term begins Jan. 1 and ends June 30, 2023.
According to the NASW, the journal is the top-rated social science journal in the world, ranked first in its category by the Information Sciences Institute. Since its establishment in 1956, it has served as a guide for social work practitioners interested in scholarly research on the efficacy of social work practices as well as innovations in the profession.
As editor-in-chief, Scheyett will oversee editorial policy and guide the journal’s direction. The journal, the NASW states, “is dedicated to improving practice and advancing knowledge in social work and social welfare. Major emphasis is placed on social policy and the solutions to serious human problems.”