Lalit Khandare

Dr. Khandare is Director of MSW Program and Co-Chair of Claire Argow Social Work Program at Pacific University and serves on EDI committee and Faculty Senate. Dr. Khandare is also appointed as a member on Global Young Academy (GYA) for 2022-2027 and he serves as Lead, Systemic Discrimination Focus Task Group, GYA. Dr. Khandare is a Chair of Council on Global Social Issues, and Commissioner on Global Social Work Education at Council on Social Work Education. Dr. Khandare has global experience in working with cross-cultural population, like immigrant population, racial and ethnic minorities, homeless, sexual and gender minority, and refugees. His work focuses on interpersonal violence, global social work, intersection of caste & race, and human rights. He is engaged in research and evaluation in the area of public housing & urban redevelopment, homelessness, public health, domestic violence, and social inclusion.