Richard Caputo, M.A., MSW, Ph.D.


Professor Caputo has 19 years of service to Wurzweiler. In the 40 years since earning his Master of Social Work, he has worked in social policy, research and administration. He came to Wurzweiler after being faculty at Barry University and the University of Pennsylvania, and as director of the department of research and information systems at United Charities of Chicago. He publishes and presents on policy analysis, social welfare reform, and social justice. His vast background contributes to his teaching of social welfare organization, social policy, methods of social work research and applied methods. He was chair of the doctoral program.