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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

Family History of Undertreatment May Discourage Blacks from Seeking Mental Health Care

Associate Professor Michael Lindsey addresses the critical role families play in encouraging African Americans to seek mental health care.

Source: Health Behavior News Service
Aug 7, 2014 1:12:00 PM
2014 Innovators Award: Grassroots IT Leadership

TorchTech, a community-led group bringing together NYU’s highly distributed IT organizations, has been awarded a 2014 Campus Technology Innovators Award. The group is chaired by Evan Silberman, NYU Silver’s assistant director of information technology.

Source: Campus Technology Magazine
Jul 15, 2014 9:46:00 AM
The Latino Mental Health Picture

In a story about Latinos' high risk for depression, Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos discusses major reasons why Latinos do not access mental health treatment, as well as some of the psychosocial stressors facing the Latino community.

Source: Latino USA, National Public Radio
Jul 11, 2014 10:24:00 AM