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Our Faculty

Silver School scholars continue to build the School’s strong portfolio of scholarship and research, particularly around poverty and related topics, such as policy analysis, child well-being, and HIV prevention.

Experienced clinicians, researchers, experts in human behavior, policy developers, and administrators from many settings come to teach at the Silver School. This interdisciplinary faculty brings the School a wide range of knowledge and social work orientations spanning contemporary psychodynamic, psychological, and social theory perspectives and related research. Through cutting-edge research and outstanding scholarship, faculty are training the next generation of social workers, influencing public policies, and developing new alternatives to help underserved populations.


NYU Silver's faculty regularly publish in journals and write or edit books. View a list of faculty works from the past academic year.

In The News

2016’s Most Caring Cities in America

Associate Professor Alma Carten offers insights on how cities can support kinship caregivers, promote programs to keep families together, provide non-stigmatizing supportive services, and encourage a caring citizenry.

Source: WalletHub
Dec 19, 2016 12:01:00 PM
Unaddressed, Police Shootings of Mentally Ill Mount

The late Professor Gerald Landsberg cited recent reports of people with serious mental illness who were fatally shot by police and calls for systemic change.

Source: Huffington Post
Nov 8, 2016 12:45:00 AM
How to Have the Sex Talk With Your Kids

NPR's Latino USA reports how one South Bronx father was able to talk about sex with his teenage son based on what he learned from Professor and Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH) Co-Director Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos.

Source: NPR's Latino USA
Nov 4, 2016 5:47:00 PM