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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

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

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

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

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

Robert Chazin
Professor
B.A., CUNY (City College); M.S.W., Columbia University; D.S.W., Case Western Reserve University

Matthew Chin
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Toronto; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Michigan

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

Helen M. Crohn
Clinical Associate Professor
B.F.A., Pratt Institute; M.F.A., R.I.T., M.S.S., Bryn Mawr School of Social Work; D.S.W., Adelphi

Chris Curtis
Assistant 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
Professor
B.A., M.S.W., Boston College; Ph.D., Columbia University

Shirley Gatenio Gabel
Professor
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

Warren Dana Holman
Clinical Associate Professor
B.A., Tufts University; M.S.W., Fordham; D.S.W., CUNY (Hunter)

Amy Horowitz
Professor
Endowed Chair in Social Research
M.S.W., Fordham; Ph.D., Columbia University

Barbara Kail
Associate Professor
B.A., Bryn Mawr; M.S., D.S.W., Columbia University

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

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

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

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

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

Dana B. Marlowe
Clinical Associate 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
Professor
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

Cynthia Cannon Poindexter
Associate Professor
B.A., Duke University; M.S.W., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Illinois  

Marciana Popescu
Associate Professor
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

Howard Robinson
Clinical Associate Professor
B.A., MA, Columbia University; M.S.W., Fordham University; D.S.W., CUNY

Abigail Ross
Assistant 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

Judith R. Smith
Associate Professor
B.A., Antioch College; M.S.W., Adelphi, Ph.D., Columbia

Virginia C. Strand
Professor
B.A., Macalester; M.S.W., Catholic University; D.S.W., Columbia 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
Associate Professor
B.A., China Youth College for Political Sciences; M.S.W., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.Phil, Ph.D., Columbia University