Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work, and Professor Emeritus, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Dr. Barry Checkoway is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and a Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. His research focuses on community organization, community development, neighborhood development, community-based policy advocacy, participatory research, and evaluation. He has initiated and completed research projects both domestically and globally, including in the South Bronx, Detroit, Mississippi Delta, Central Appalachia, South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Dr. Checkoway served as the founding director of the Michigan Neighborhood Americorps Program, Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, Michigan Youth and Community Program, and Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity.