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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

How the Legacy of Slavery Affects the Mental Health of Black Americans Today

Associate Professor Alma Carten discusses the growing body of literature that addresses the history of racism, the repressed feelings associated with racist acts, and its impact on mental health.

This article has also been posted on New Republic and Time.  

Source: The Conversation
Jul 27, 2015 7:00:00 AM
CLAFH and UPAEP Address the Needs of Poblanos in NYC and Puebla: Why U.S.-Latin American Collaboration Matters

In a radio interview on Ultra FM 92.5 - Puebla, Mexico, professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos discusses the collaboration and educational exchange between CLAFH and UPAEP (Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla), and about teen pregnancy prevention in Mexico and the United States. (In Spanish)

Source: Ultra Noticias
Jun 16, 2015 4:30:00 PM
¿Cómo hablar de sexo con su hijo adolescente?

Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos provides tips for parents when talking with their children about sex. (In Spanish)

Jun 13, 2015 12:30:00 PM