An electronic resource for information on current issues impacting social welfare, serving as a clearing house for resources to stay current on the politics and economics of social welfare policy in the United States. Understanding and knowledge are the first steps toward change.
Former Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Leadership and Policy at Wheelock. Prior to joining the faculty at Wheelock, I was a member of the social work faculty at Kean University in Union, New Jersey for 13 years. I received a Masters of Social Work degree from the Hunter College School of Social Work and my Doctorate in Social Welfare from the City University of New York Graduate Center. I have also taught in the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Pubic Service of NYU, and earned a certificate in nonprofit management from Columbia University.
I am an experienced nonprofit administrator, serving as an executive in both nonprofit and government agencies, and on numerous nonprofit boards of directors. I was the founding President of the National Center for Creative Aging. While executive director of Sunnyside Community Services, the United Way recognized it as one of five best managed social service agencies in New York City.
While at Wheelock College I developed the curriculum for the Masters Degree in Organizational/Nonprofit Leadership and was responsible for overseeing the Student Policy Fellows program placing undergrad and grad students in internships at the Massachusetts State House.. I am a frequent speaker and workshop presenter on management issues affecting nonprofit organizations.