Faculty

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Michelle Ballan, Ph.D. Michelle S. Ballan, PhD
Professor & Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Welfare;
Professor, Family, Population and Preventive Medicine
Email: Michelle.Ballan@stonybrook.edu
 
 

 
Melissa L. Bessaha, Ph.D. Melissa L. Bessaha, PhD, LMSW, MA
Assistant Professor
Email: Melissa.Bessaha@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-638-2514
 

 
Frances L. Brisbane, Ph.D.. Frances L. Brisbane, PhD
Professor
Vice President for Health Sciences Workforce Diversity
Email: Frances.Brisbane@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-9638
 

 
Marvin L. Colson, M.S. Marvin L. Colson, MS
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Developmental Disabilities Programs
Email: Marvin.Colson@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3162
 

 
Melissa Earle, PhD, LCSW Melissa J. Earle, PhD, LCSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Online Education
Email: Melissa.Earle.1@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-2138
 

 
Jeanette Lukas-Englert, LMSW Jeanette Lukas, LMSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Field Education
Email: Jeanette.Lukas-Englert@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-2138

 

 

 
Image: Iris Fienberg Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, OSW-C
Associate Professor
E-mail: Iris.Fineberg@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3164
 

 
Warren K. Graham, LMSW, ACSW, CASAC Warren K. Graham, LCSW, ACSW, CASAC
Assistant Dean for Field Education
Clinical Assistant Professor
Email: Warren.Graham@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3161
 

 
Image: Amy Hammock Amy Hammock, PhD
Assistant Professor
Email: Amy.Hammock@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3108
 

 
anna R. Anna Hayward, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor
Email: Anna.Hayward@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3177
 

 

 
Image: George LeibowitZ George Leibowitz, PhD
Professor; Doctoral Program Director & Chair
Email: George.Leibowitz@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-6369
 

 
Sana Malik

Sana Malik, PhD
Assistant Professor
Email: Sana.K.Malik@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3691

 

 
Image: Kathleen Monahan


Kathleen Monahan, DSW
Associate Professor
Director of the Family Violence Education and Research Center
Email: Kathleen.Monahan@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3152

 

 

 

Jacqueline B. Mondros, DSW
Dean and Professor
Assistant Vice President for Social Determinants of Health
Email:jacqueline.mondros@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-2139

 

 
Image: Richard Morgan Richard Morgan, PhD
Associate Dean & Graduate Program Director
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Student Community Development Specialization
Email: Richard.Morgan@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-6926
 

 
Zachary Morrison

Zachary A. Morris, PhD
Assistant Professor
Email:
Phone: 631-444-2255

 

 
 

Miguel Munoz-Laboy, DrPH
Associate Professor
Email: Miguel.Munoz-Laboy@stonybrook.edu

 

 
Ijeoma Opara, PhD, LMSW, MPH Ijeoma Opara, PhD, LMSW, MPH
Assistant Professor
Email: Ijeoma.Opara@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3149
 

 

 
Carolyn Peabody, Ph.D. Carolyn Peabody, PhD 
Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant Dean for Eastern Long Island Sites
Email: Carolyn.Peabody@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3165
 

 
Dina Pilgrim, LMSW

Dina Pilgrim, LMSW
Assistant Director, Field Education
Clinical Assistant Professor
E-mail: Dina.Pilgrim@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3151

 

 

 
Stephen Rabeno Stephen Rabeno, PhD, LCSW-R
Clinical Assistant Professor
Email: Stephen.Rabeno@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3168
 

 
Charles Robbins Charles Robbins, DSW, LCSW-R
Professor
Executive Director, Center for Changing Systems of Power
E-mail: Charles.Robbins@stonybrook.edu
 
 

 
Hyacinth Spence, LMSW Hyacinth Spence, LMSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Field Education Coordinator
Email: Hyacinth.Spence@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-3174
 

 
Image: Suzanne Valezquez Suzanne L. Velázquez, PhD, LCSW
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of the Undergraduate Program
Email: Suzanne.Velazquez@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-444-6909
 

 
  FACULTY EMERITI  
 

Joel Blau, D.S.W.
Professor of Social Policy
Director of the PhD Program
AREAS OF INTEREST
History of social welfare, poverty, homelessness, the political economy of social welfare, and comparative social welfare, as well as the major U.S. social programs for food, income supports,  health care, housing, and employment policy

Ruth A. Brandwein, PhD
Dean, 1981-1989

Harvey A. Farberman, PhD
Professor