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NASW Social Work Pioneers®
Dr. Brij Mohan dedicated 34 years of his professional career to the LSU School of Social Work. His dedication and unmatched productivity brought international recognition and visibility to both the School of Social Work and the university.
He is a truly gifted teacher and his students adore him. His peers also regard him as such. He was recognized by his peers in 1999 with the Distinguished LSU Faculty Award.
He also received the National Association of Social Workers Louisiana Presidential Award for Service in 2008.
His leadership of the doctoral program included curriculum development, teaching, and direction of nine dissertations (of the program’s 23 doctoral graduates).
After his tenure as Dean, Dr. Mohan returned to teaching, research, and service. His research areas encompass social policy, social justice, oppression and freedom, human diversity, and international and comparative social welfare.
Dr. Mohan is known as an extraordinarily talented writer. He has written 15 books and over 300 papers. His plans for retirement include editing two journals and completing several books.