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Robert Segal
The History of Social Work

Robert Segal came to the school from Brandeis University, where he
completed his doctoral degree with a dissertation, "The Associations for
Retarded Children: A Force for Social Change." He held a B.S. degree from
the University of Wisconsin and an M.S.W. degree from the University of
Pittsburgh. At Michigan he was an associate professor of social work and
program director, Institute for the Study of Mental Retardation. He
published in the field of mental retardation and remained on the faculty until