Derek Tice - Brown


Derek Tice-Brown Headshot

Assistant Professor
Email: [email protected]
Office: Lincoln Center 723G

  • B.A., University of Virginia

    M.S.W., University of Pennsylvania

    Ph.D., Fordham University

  • Yoga Therapy

    Minority Stress 


    Workplace Stress


    LGBTQ+ Health

  • Derek Tice-Brown Ph.D., LSW, RYT is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) at Fordham University. Prior to joining GSS, Dr. Tice-Brown was an Assistant Professor and Director of the BSSW Program at Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus. He also was an assistant professor of Social Work and Director of the BSW Program at Sacred Heart University, and Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions at Fordham University’s GSS.  

    Tice-Brown’s research projects have focused on yoga therapy, coping and resilience, discrimination, minority stress, HIV/AIDS, and LGBTQ+ health. He teaches, lectures, and trains on workplace stress and self-care, oppression and its relationship to health, HIV/AIDS, and marginalized populations. Dr. Tice-Brown is a social worker with over twenty years of leadership, policy, community-based planning, research, and direct practice experience in the areas of domestic and international HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+ health, and homelessness in social service and public health settings. Dr. Tice-Brown’s community service activities include being a member of St. Barnabas Hospital Health System’s (Bronx, NY) Board of Trustees. He has been recognized as a Mid-Career Exemplary Leader by the National Association of Social Workers – New York City Chapter and received a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Task Force.

  • Wang, D. S., & Tice-Brown, D. (2022). Yoga as a proactive measure for urban elementary school students. Urban Social Work, 6(1), 5-18. 

    Wang, D. S., & Tice-Brown, D., Smith, R., & Lipovsky, M. (2021). Mixed methods evaluation of a mindful movement program to improve mental health in urban high school students. Urban Social Work, 5(3), 164-179.

    Wang, D. S., & Tice-Brown, D. (2021). “It helped, the mindfulness … so let me help:” High school students developing social work values through yoga. The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 18(1), 49-58.

    Kelly, P. L., Heyman, J. C., Tice-Brown, D. B., & White-Ryan, L. (2020). Interprofessional practice: Social work students’ perspectives on collaboration. Social Work in Health Care, 59(2), 108-121.

    Tice-Brown, D. B. (2019). A life of paradoxes: Transwomen of color in sport. In L. Carter. (Ed.), Feminist applied sport psychology: From theory to practice. Routledge.

  • SWGS 6323 – Social Work Practice with Individuals Across the Lifespan

    SWGS 6320 – Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

    SWGS 6438 – Clinical Social Work Practice with LGBTQI Individuals