Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program Director, Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work and Professor of Art and Design, Penny W Stamps School of Art and Design
Dr. Larry Gant is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and a Professor of Art and Design at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design. He received his Ph.D. in Social Work and Social Psychology, as well as his M.S.W., from the University of Michigan. Dr. Gant's research focuses on neighborhood based responses to health disparities and social economic challenges in post-industrial cities in the United States and urban metropolitan areas in Europe, sub-Saharan African and China. Another strand of research includes the use of visual and performance arts based settlement house programs to create indigenous creative classes of residents for community capacity development.