Our Faculty Affiliates

Penina Acayo Laker, MFA
Assistant Professor

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis

Benjamin Akande, PhD
President

Champlain College

Ana Baumann, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child and Parent Development and Education Co-director, National Center for Children & Families

Teachers College, Columbia University

Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry

Washington University School of Medicine

Amy Conroy, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Prevention Science, University of California San Francisco

Irv Garfinkel, PhD
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems

School of Social Work, Columbia University

Laura Gauer Bermudez, PhD
Director of Evidence and Learning

Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

Shenyang Guo, PhD
Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research

Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Kimberly Hoagwood, PhD
Cathy and Stephen Graham Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

School of Medicine, New York University

Philip Hong, PhD
Professor & Associate Dean for Research

Center for Research on Self Sufficiency (CROSS), School of Social Work, Loyola University of Chicago 

Habiba Ibrahim, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate

St. Louis University

Leyla Ismayilova, PhD
Associate Professor

School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

Juliet Iwelunmor, PhD
Associate Professor

College for Public Health and Social Justice, St. Louis University

Larissa Jennings Mayo-Wilson, PhD
Assistant Professor of International Health

School of Public Health, Indiana University

Kimberly Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor

Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Njeri Kagotho, PhD
Associate Professor

College of Social Work, The Ohio State University

Leyla Karimli, PhD
Assistant Professor

School of Public Affairs, University of California Los Angeles

Carolyn Lesorogol, PhD
Associate Dean for Global Strategy and Programs

Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Mary McKay, PhD
Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean

Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

Claude Mellins, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology

 School of Public Health, Columbia University 

Lynn Michalopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work

School of Social Work, Columbia University

Tor Neilands, PhD
Professor

School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Marion Riedel, PhD
Professor

School of Social Work, Columbia University

John Santelli, PhD
Professor

Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Elizabeth Sperber, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science, University of Denver

April Thames, PhD
Associate Professor

Psychology, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, University of Southern California

Yesim Tozan, PhD
Assistant Professor

School of Global Public Health, New York University

Jane Waldfogel, PhD
Professor

School of Social Work, Columbia Univeristy

Julia Shu-Huah Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor

Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong

Susan Witte, PhD
Professor

School of Social Work, Columbia Univeristy