Visiting scholar brings international focus to military transition issues
by Claudia Bustamante
Struggling to translate military skillsets for the civilian workplace and developing an identity outside the military are not transitional challenges unique to American veterans.
In an exchange of ideas that could promote the well-being of all veterans—regardless of nationality—David Pedlar, research director at Veterans Affairs Canada, joined the USC School of Social Work as a Fulbright visiting research chair in military social work.
Pedlar’s semester-long appointment with the school’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families will focus on conducting research and gathering best practices on improving transition from military service to civilian life for veterans. He […]