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Shenyang Guo

​Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research
Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Affairs - China
​PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Phone: (314) 935-3092


Research interests:

Quantitative Research Methodology

Program and Practice Evaluations

Child Welfare

Child Mental Health​


Shenyang Guo is the author of numerous research articles in child welfare, child mental health services, welfare, and health care. He has expertise in applying advanced statistical models to solving social welfare problems and has taught graduate courses that address event history analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, growth curve modeling, propensity score analysis, and program evaluation. In addition, Guo serves on the editorial board of Social Service Review and as a frequent guest reviewer for journals seeking a critique of advanced methodological analyses.

Guo is a fellow of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, and a fellow of Society of Social Work and Research. In addition, Guo serves on behalf of Washington University as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Affairs – Greater China, and as the McDonnell International Academy ambassador to China working with Fudan University.

Prior to joining the Brown School, Guo was director of the Applied Statistical Working Group at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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