GSS Full-Time Faculty Profiles

Gregory Acevedo
Associate Professor
Director, Bachelors Degree in Social Work
B.A., M.S., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Jemel Aguilar
Associate Professor
B.A., Empire State College; MPH, Southern Connecticut State University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Binta Alleyne-Green
Associate Professor
B.A., M.S.W., Clark Atlanta University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Dana Alonzo
B.A., M.S.W., NYU; Ph.D., Fordham University

Sameena V. Azhar
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S.W., M.P.H., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Cathy Berkman
Director, Palliative Care Fellowship
Chair of Research Area
BS, University of Vermont; M.S.W., Boston University; Ph.D., Yale University

Mollie Charter
Online Faculty
B.A., McGill University; M.S.W., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Daniel Coleman
Associate Professor
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.S.W., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California

Elaine Congress
Associate Dean and Professor
B.A., Brown University; M.A.T., Yale University; M.S.W., Columbia University; M.A., New School for Social Research; D.S.W., CUNY (Hunter)

Carole B. Cox
B.A., California (Berkeley); M.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth; Ph.D., Maryland

Chris Curtis
Associate Professor
B.S., Jackson State University; M.S.W., Ph.D., Tulane University

Jordan DeVylder
Associate Professor
B.A., NYU; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S.S.W., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

G. Lawrence Farmer
Associate Professor
B.A., M.S.W., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Florida International University

Mary Ann Forgey
B.A., M.S.W., Boston College; Ph.D., Columbia University

Shirley Gatenio Gabel
Professor, Mary Ann Quaranta Chair
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., Columbia University

Lauri Goldkind
Associate Professor
B.A., Rollins College; M.S.W., SUNY Stony Brook, Ph.D., Yeshiva University

Janna C. Heyman
Professor, Henry C. Ravazzin Chair
B.A., SUNY (Brockport); M.S.W., Ph.D., Fordham University

John Holland
Online Faculty
B.A., Qunnipiac University; M.S.W., Columbia University; Ph.D., Boston College

Kimberly Hudson
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of California; M.S.W., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Washington

Rachelle E. Kammer
Clinical Professor
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S.W., Ph.D., Columbia University

David E. Koch
Clinical Professor
B.A., University of California(Berkeley); M.S.W., Fordham University; Ph.D., CUNY (Graduate Center)

Winnie W. Kung
BSoc Sc, University of Hong Kong; M.S.W.. Washington University at St. Louis; Ph.D. University of Chicago

Ji Seon Lee
Associate Provost and Associate Professor
B.A., SUNY (Stony Brook); M.P.A., M.S.S.W., Ph.D., Columbia University

Anita Lightburn
Director, Beck Institute on Religion and Poverty
B.A., Wheaton College, M.S.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Columbia University

Jennifer M. Lilly
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Central Florida; M.A. Loyola University; M.S.W., Loyola University; Ph.D., Tulane University

Dana B. Marlowe
Clinical Professor
B.A., State University at Binghamton; M.S.W., SUNY, Buffalo; Ph.D., Fordham

Elizabeth Matthews
Assistant Professor
B.A., Occidental College; M.S.W., Columbia University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Tina Maschi
B.A., Douglas College; M.S.W., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Rose M. Perez
Associate Professor
B.A., Boston University; M.B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D. University of Chicago

Marciana Popescu
B.S.W., M.A., University of Bucharest; M.S.W., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Bucherest

Rahbel Rahman
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Toronto; M.S.W., Ph.D., Columbia University

Abigail Ross
Associate Professor
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.P.H., M.S.W., Ph.D., Boston University

Yvette Sealy
Associate Professor
B.A., M.S.W., CUNY (Hunter); Ph.D., Fordham

Derek Tice-Brown
Assistant Professor
B. A., University of Virginia, M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania, Ph. D., Fordham University

Sandra Turner
Associate Professor
Director, Institute for Women and Girls
B.A., Northwestern; M.S.W., Fordham; Ph.D., Rutgers

Laura Wernick
Associate Professor
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S.W., M.P.A., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Fuhua Zhai
B.A., China Youth College for Political Sciences; M.S.W., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University