• Ed.D, Harvard University
  • MSW, Boston Unversity

Areas of Expertise

  • Puerto Ricans/Latinos in Higher (Social Work) Education
  • School Social Work/School Reform
  • Cultural Competence training in Child Welfare
  • Prisoner Re-entry

Courses Include

  • Ways of Knowing: Perspectives on Schools and Schooling
  • Social Work Research
  • Professional Seminar

Current Scholarship

Current Research

  • Principal Investigator, The Post-Secondary Journeys of New York’s Latino Students; Dominican Studies Institute, City College of New York (CUNY).
  • Principal Investigator, Qualitative Evaluation of a Racial Equity and Cultural Competency Training Model. New York City Administration for Children’s Services, Racial Equity and Cultural Competency Committee.
  • Principal Investigator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Services in Supported Housing; Evaluation of Prevention and Reduction of Chronic Homelessness among Formerly Incarcerated Women. Greenhope Services for Women.
  • Co-Principal Investigator (with Jonathan Prince and George Patterson), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Outpatient Mental Health Services for Formerly Incarcerated Women Program. Greenhope Services for Women.
  • Contributing Investigator, Ford Foundation/Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College. Pathways to Economic Opportunity: Puerto Ricans in Low-Wage Jobs and Workforce Development.

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Anthony DeJesus

Anthony DeJesus, PhD


Assitant Professor

Phone: 212.396.7525

Room: 422