Elizabeth Segal
School of Social Work

Dr. Elizabeth A. Segal is a social policy analyst with a background in professional social work. She is a professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. Dr. Segal’s current research is on social empathy, the application of empathic insights into creating better social welfare policies and programs. She has begun work on creating a compendium of methods to teach social empathy and an instrument to measure people’s inclination towards social empathy. 


  • Poverty
  • Social empathy
  • Social inequality
  • Social welfare policy
  • Social justice
  • Impact of policies and programs on disenfranchised populations