Lauri Goldkind

Lauri Goldkind Headshot

Associate Professor
Phone: 914-367-3365
Email: [email protected]
Office: Fordham Westchester

  • PhD, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University  2008
    MSW, Graduate School of Social Welfare, SUNY Stony Brook  1996
    BA, Psychology,  Rollins College  May 1992

  • Data Justice
    Artificial Intelligence and Data Ecosystems in Nonprofit Management
    Telemental Health and Human Rights

  • Dr. Goldkind is an associate professor at Fordham’s Graduate School of Social Service and the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Technology in Human Services. Dr. Goldkind’s current research has two strands: artificial intelligence and data ecosystems in nonprofits and social justice and civic engagement in organizational life. She has a robust network of community partners in New York City and internationally, including the International Federation of Settlement Houses, United Neighborhood Houses and Caritas Macau.

    Dr. Goldkind holds an M.S.W. from SUNY Stony Brook with a concentration in planning, administration, and research and a PhD from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Dr. Goldkind was in residence at the United Nations University Institute, located in Macau, SAR from June to August 2017 and will return in the Spring of 2020 as a visiting research fellow.


    Goldkind, L. & Wolf, L. (2019). Selling your soul on the information superhighway: Consenting to services in direct to consumer tele-mental health. Families & Society.

    Goldkind, L., & McNutt, J. G. (2019). We could be unicorns: human services leaders moving from managing programs to managing information ecosystems. Human Services Organizations: Management, Leadership and Governance,

    Goldkind, L. & McNutt, J. G. (2019). Vampires in the technological mist: The Sharing Economy, Employment and the quest for Economic Justice and Fairness in a digital future. Ethics and Social Welfare. DOI: 10.1080/17496535.2018.1512139

    Goldkind, L., Thinyane, M., & Choi, M. (2018) Small Data, Big Justice: The Intersection of Data Science, Social Good, and Social Services, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 36:4, 175-178, DOI: 10.1080/15228835.2018.1539369