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PhD, University of Connecticut School of Social Work, 2019
MSW, Boston University, 2008
BA in Women’s Studies and English Literature, McGill University, 2001
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.