Meet Professor Baorong Guo

Dr. Baorong Guo is a Professor in the School of Social Work. She was recently promoted from Associate Professor and has over 16 years of experience at the University of Missouri -St. Louis.

Phone: 314-516-6618
Office: 487 SSB
Office Hours: By appointment.

SOCWRK 4350 Human Service Organization

SOCWRK 5450 Social Work Research Methods and Analysis 

Ph.D., Social Work, Washington University (2005).

MA, Sociology, Peking University (2000)

BA, Social Work, China Youth University of Political Science (1997).

Peer-reviewed journals

Guo, B. & Huang, J. (2021). Food banks and food pantries provide protection for
     ethnic minorities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Health & Social Work, 46(3), 239-240.

Zhou, L., Guo, B. & Huang, J. (In press). Financial well-being of the nonprofit workforce in
     China. British Journal of Social Work.

Guo, B., Huang, J., Porterfield, S. (2020). Food security and health in transition to adulthood
     for individuals with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, 13, 100937.

Guo, B. & Peng, S. (2020). Do nonprofit and for-profit social enterprises differ in financing?
     VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 31(3), 521-532.

Guo, B., Huang, J., Porterfield, S. (2019). Transition to adulthood: Dynamics of disability,
     food security, and SNAP participation. Journal of Adolescence, 73, 63-72.

Kwon, S., & Guo, B. (2019). South Korean nonprofits under the voucher system: Impact of
     organizational culture and organizational structure. International Social Work, 62(2), 669-

See Dr. Guo's CV for a complete list of publications.


Human Service Nonprofits 
Social Policy 
Socioeconomic Development of Low-income Families