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 disparities in health and wellbeing by connecting research, policy, and practice.

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.

US News and World Report Public Affairs

Top 10 Public Affairs Grad 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.

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.

Adolescent Health Equity Initiative (AHEI)

Study of Adolescents and Transitioning Adults

The Adolescent Health Equity Initiative (AHEI) is a new CHASP-affiliated group of scholars from UT Austin and the community organizations focused on adolescence and health equity.

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.