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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 journal citations and information about their books.

In The News

Black Mental Health Isn't the Same as White Mental Health

As part of the Big Thinkers on Mental Health series, Associate Professor Michael Lindsey discusses factors that contribute to debilitating trauma throughout black America, such as the unfair stigmatization of mental illness and the cultural definitions of strength and courage.

Source: Big Think
Aug 24, 2015 12:00:00 PM
Imagining a Better Outcome for Sandra Bland

Associate Professor Michael Lindsey advocates for strong social networks and Crisis Intervention Training within law enforcement as ways to facilitate treatment in mentally ill individuals and help reduce the climbing suicide rate.

This article has also been posted on Time.

Source: The Conversation
Aug 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Making the Case for Adolescent Health: Why Adolescents Matter for Reducing Adult Morbidity and Mortality

Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos describes the long-term impact that adolescent behaviors and lifestyle choices can have on adult health and overall well-being.

Source: New York State Action Coalition (NYSAC)
Aug 16, 2015 1:30:00 PM