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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

High Teen Birth Rates In Rural Kansas Pose Obstacles To Economic Advancement

Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos comments on the unacceptably high rate of Latina teen pregnancy, attributing the cause to a lack of available resources and routine primary and reproductive health care.

Source: KCUR
Sep 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM
NYU professors work to improve sex talks between fathers and sons

A spotlight is on professors Vincent Guilamo-Ramos and James Jaccard with their new $4 million federal grant, awarded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for their project with CLAFH to create communication between fathers and sons to improve sexual health in disadvantaged communities.

Source: Washington Square News
Sep 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM
Do the New APA Guidelines for Transgender-Affirmative Care Go Far Enough?

Associate Professor James Martin and Professor Jeane Anastas contribute their comments on the potential and possible obstacles surrounding the American Psychological Association's new 16 basic guidelines for transgender-affirmative psychological care.

Source: Slate
Aug 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM