TRIPODI, Tony. American, b. 1932. Genres: Administration/Management, Education, Psychology, Social work, Sociology, Biography. Career: California Dept of Mental Hygiene, research technician, 1958-59; California Youth Authority, research analyst, 1959-60; Columbia University, NYC, research asst, 1962-63, asst professor, 1963-65; Brooklyn College, NY, research assoc, 1963-65; University of California, Berkeley, asst professor, 1965-66; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assoc professor, 1966-69, professor of social work, 1969-87; University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work, assoc dean and professor of social work, 1987-92; Florida International University, assoc dir, PhD coordinator, professor of social work, 1992-94; Ohio State University, College of Social Work, acting dean and professor of social work, 1995-96, dean, 1997-. Journal of Social Work Research and Evaluation, co-editor. Publications: (with P. Fellin and H. Meyer) The Assessment of Social Research, 1969; (with I. Epstein and P. Fellin) Social Program Evaluation, 1971; Uses and Abuses of Social Research in Social Work, 1974; Evaluative Research for Social Workers, 1983; A Primer on Single-Subject Design for Clinical Social Workers, 1994; Requiem for Torchy: The Life Story of a Gambler, 2003. CO-AUTHOR: Clinical and Social Judgment, 1966; Thought and Personality, 1970; Advances in Behavioral Theory, vol. 4, 1973; Research Techniques for Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, 1977; Differential Social Program Evaluation, 1978; Research Techniques for Clinical Social Workers, 1980; Metodi di Valutazione di Programmi Sociali, 1981; Measurement in Direct Social Work Practice, 1989; Metodi di Misurazione Nelle Attivita di Servizio Sociale a Contatto Diretto con L'Utenza, 1993; Social Work Practice with Involuntary Clients, 1994; Direct Practice Research in Human Service Agencies, 1994. CO-EDITOR: Exemplars of Social Research, 1969; Social Workers at Work, 1972; New Directions for Social Work Practice Research, 1999.