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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

Bronx Program Encourages Fathers to Talk About Sex

Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos explains the Fathers Raising Responsible Men program, a grant-funded effort to guide talks between fathers and sons about sex, partner communication, and basic prevention measures. 

Source: The New York Times
Nov 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM
The Sex Talk Works, Even if it Makes You Cringe

Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos was featured for his commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association's JAMA Pediatrics about parental influences on adolescent condom and contraceptive use.

This article has also been posted on The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Reuters,, and US News and World Report.

Source: NBC News
Nov 3, 2015 10:45:00 AM
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