Derek Tice-Brown is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) at Fordham University. Prior to joining GSS, Dr. Tice-Brown was an Assistant Professor and Director of the BSSW Program at Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus’s Department of Social Work. He also was an assistant professor of Social Work and Director of the BSW Program at Sacred Heart University’s Social Work Department and Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service. Dr. Tice-Brown completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia. He completed his MSW with a concentration in macro practice at the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.
Dr. Tice-Brown’s research projects have focused on discrimination, minority stress, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+ health, and coping and resilience. He teaches, lectures, and trains on oppression and its relationship to health, social work leadership, HIV/AIDS, and marginalized populations. Dr. Tice-Brown is a social worker with approximately twenty years of leadership, policy, community-based planning, research, and direct practice experience in the areas of domestic and international HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+ health, and homelessness in social service and public health settings. Dr. Tice-Brown currently is serving his third elected term as a New York City (NYC) Delegate for the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW’s) Delegate Assembly. He has been recognized as a Mid-Career Exemplary Leader by the National Association of Social Workers – New York City Chapter and received a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Task Force.