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Gregory Acevedo


Gregory Acevedo, Faculty Profile

Associate Professor
Phone: 212-636-6644
Email: [email protected]
Office: Lincoln Center 503D



PhD in Social Work, Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (2001)

MS in Psychological Services in Education, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (1987)

BA in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania (1985)

Research Interests

Immigrants and refugees
International social work


Dr. Acevedo completed his externship in family therapy at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic (1987-1988). He has professional practice experience in various children and family, and mental health agencies. He teaches in the Master’s and PhD programs in the areas of social welfare policy and human behavior and the social environment. His scholarly work focuses on the political, economic, and sociocultural circumstances of Puerto Ricans and other Hispanic/Latino groups in the United States Hispanic/ Latino groups in the United States, with an emphasis on the issues of immigration and globalization, and their implications for social work theory, research, and practice.