Karin Eyrich-Garg (she/her/hers)

Karin Eyrich-Garg, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, College of Public Health at Temple University.

Dr. Eyrich-Garg She has been conducting research and evaluating programs for over 20 years. She has led and participated in grant- and contract-funded data collection projects, presented research and evaluation findings at national scientific meetings, published peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, and served on National Institute of Health (NIH) and Veterans Administration (VA) committees that review the scientific merit of grant proposals. Dr. Eyrich-Garg’s work primarily focuses on people who are experiencing homelessness. She uses a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate issues of technology use; service need, engagement, and use; substance use; mental health problems; outcomes; workforce development; and policy. Additionally, her direct practice experience includes working with people experiencing homelessness (on the streets and in shelters), adolescents in the foster care system (in emergency placement, group homes, and long-term residential care), and families who have children with behavioral disorders. She has worked as a frontline social worker and supervisor, facilitated psychoeducation groups, and, as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, conducted individual and home-based family therapy.