Prior to her current term as Dean, Jeanne Marsh served as Dean of SSA from 1988 to 1998 and was appointed Interim Dean in 2004. Marsh has published broadly on issues of substance abuse, social service provision for women and children, and evaluation of social work interventions. She is co-author of two books, Informing Practice Decisions (MacMillan Publishing, 1993), and Rape and the Limits of Law Reform (Auburn House, 1982); she has also authored numerous articles and chapters.
A recognized leader in the social welfare community, Marsh serves on several boards, commissions, and task forces, including Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. She is a recipient of the National Association of Social Work Award for Excellence in Social Work Research.