Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at UT Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs

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The Center for Health and Social Policy at The University of Texas at Austin

The Center for Health and Social Policy is the home of social policy at The University of Texas at Austin and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, aiming to reduce social and health disparities in communities, the U.S., and abroad by conducting rigorous research, facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations, and preparing the next generation of innovative social policy leaders.

CHASP Faculty Fellows

Meet our CHASP Faculty Fellows

The University of Texas at Austin CHASP Faculty Fellows are an interdisciplinary group of experts in their field and a collective resource to each other, the University, the community, and beyond.

CHASP Events of Interest

Social Policy Events of Interest

We filter the clutter and share local, national, and online events that are relevant to work on health and social policy issues. Events can be submitted for the CHASP Events of Interest Calendar via online form.

CHASP Perspectives Blog

CHASP Blog: Perspectives

CHASP's blog full of quick reads and new perspectives from the next generation of social policy leaders on both top and lesser-known critical issues, as well as one-on-one talks with our faculty fellows.

Texas Early Childhood Community and Scholars Network (TECCSN)

Early Childhood Interdisciplinary Collaboration

The Texas Early Childhood Community and Scholars Network (TECCSN) is a CHASP-sponsored collaboration composed of early childhood scholars, local and state policymakers, and community stakeholders.

US News and World Report Public Affairs

US News & World Report Top 10 Public Affairs Graduate School

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin ranks Top 10 in USN&WR Public Affairs Graduate Schools and also ranks in numerous specialty areas, including Social Policy.

Connect with the Center for Health and Social Policy

Stay Informed and Connected by Joining the CHASP Network

Join CHASP's large network of scholars, policymakers, professionals, and community members and stay informed of curated research, news, and special events about today's social challenges.