Dr. Tina Maschi is a professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City. She is a 2010 recipient of the competitive Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program Award, which is funded by the Hartford Foundation and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). She is the principal investigator for the research project, "Trauma, coping resources, and well-being among older adults in prison". She also has received intramural research grants and fellowships for her research. Dr. Maschi also is a 2009 recipient of the Council on Social Work Education’s Faculty Scholar’s Award for the research project for Promising Practices in Social Work Research Education.
Dr. Maschi also has over 15 years of clinical social work and research experience in juvenile and criminal justice settings and community mental health settings. She also is a professional musician and integrates the use of creative arts interventions for improving well-being and feelings of community and empowerment among diverse populations, including youth, older adults, women, and professionals in high stress positions. She is currently coordinator of the Human Rights and Social Justice Course Sequence. She teaches research, practice, and the foundation human rights and social justice courses at the Lincoln Center and Westchester Campuses at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service.