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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 a list of faculty works from the past academic year.

In The News

2018’s States with the Most At-Risk Youth

Professor and Center for Latino and Adolescent Family Health Director Vincent Guilamo-Ramos shares insights on reducing the number of young Americans who are disconnected from school and work.

Source: Wallethub
Fostering Connections Between Young and Old

Assistant Professor Ernest Gonzales disucusses the Intergenerational Solutions in Housing initiative he and Generations United are launching at NYU Silver to address both social isolation among older adults and student debt.

Source: The New York Times
America, Land of the Young and Lonely

Associate Professor Michelle R. Munson addresses a recent survey indicating young adults are more likely than other Americans to experience social isolation.

Source: CityLab
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