Mollie Charter

Mollie Charter

Online Faculty
Email: [email protected]
Office: Remote

  • PhD, University of Connecticut School of Social Work, 2019

    MSW, Boston University, 2008

    BA in Women’s Studies and English Literature, McGill University, 2001


  • Feminist identity

    Intersectional feminism, especially as related to racial/ethnic positionality 

    Mothers and families

    Survey Research Methodology

    Mixed Methods Research


  • Mollie Lazar Charter is an Online Instructor in the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University. Dr. Charter’s work includes utilizing survey research methods and mixed methods to examine topics related to women, gender, and families. Her dissertation work focused on better understanding whether and why MSW students considered themselves feminists with a focus on race and ethnicity as a predictive factor. More recently, Dr. Charter’s research has examined the role of doula care in potentially reducing birth disparities among mothers/birthing people of color, the effectiveness of infant mental health training among childcare workers, and statewide surveys that assessed the welfare of families during and post-pandemic. 

    Charter has been teaching and advising students for several years, including online instruction. As an educator, Dr. Charter works to help students connect the relevance of educational content to their professional goals. Dr. Charter primarily teaches research courses.