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Richard Barth
NameRichard Barth
Title:Dean and Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work
Bio: Richard P. Barth is Dean, School of Social Work, University of Maryland. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland in 2006, he served as the Frank A. Daniels Distinguished Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1998-2006) and as the Hutto Patterson Professor, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley (1992-1998). Dean Barth has authored or co-authored ten books and more than 170 book chapters and articles. A recipient of numerous prestigious awards including a Fulbright Scholarship in 1990 and 2006, he has testified before Congressional and State government subcommittees and served on the boards of multiple journals and child-serving agencies. Dean Barth has been a foster parent and is an adoptive parent. AN active researcher, his AB, MSW, and PHD are from Brown University and UC Berkeley, respectively.