• PhD, University of California, Berkeley
  • MSW, University of California, Berkeley
  • MA, San Francisco State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging/Gerontology: Health & long-term care policy; home and community-based services;
    aging-friendly communities; caregiver support
  • Macro social work practice: Inter-agency collaboration; community organizing; community-based participatory research

Courses Include

  • Community Organizing
  • Aging Policy
  • Social Work Practice Lab
  • Social Work Research Methods

Reccent Scholarship

Current Research

  • Case Management Collaboration: A Pilot Study of a Consortium Model of Service Delivery in New York City
    Description: A two-year study examining the delivery of case management services for homebound elders through a collaborative model.
    Sponsor: John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program

  • Evaluation of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
    Description: Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)—in partnership with 10 leading organizations from around the country—received a three-year grant from the U.S. Administration on Aging to establish the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. The resource center seeks to improve the quality of services and supports offered to LGBT older adults nationwide. Hunter College serves as the evaluation partner for the National Resource Center.
    Sponsor: National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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Nancy Giunta

Nancy Giunta, PhD


Assistant Professor

Phone: 212.396.7552

Room: 453