New York College (NYU) has named Dr. Michael A. Lindsey the brand new dean of the Silver Faculty of Social Paintings. Lindsey is a widely known student of kid and adolescent psychological well being. He would be the first Black dean of the Faculty of Social Paintings.
These days, Lindsey is the chief director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Coverage and Analysis. He’s additionally the Constance and Martin Silver Professor of Poverty Research on the Silver Faculty and an Aspen Well being Innovators Fellow.
“He’s dedicated to Silver and its aspirations; to investigate, observe, and instructing; to anti-racism and fairness; and to creating affordability and get entry to priorities,” mentioned Dr. Andrew Hamilton, president of NYU, and Dr. Katherine Fleming, provost of NYU, in a joint announcement to the college neighborhood. “He has a a hit file as a fundraiser, a capability to peer the large image, and a imaginative and prescient for the varsity. In such a lot of, some ways, he exceeds the top bar of what we are hoping for within the subsequent dean of the Silver Faculty of Social Paintings.”
Lindsey will start his tenure as dean in July 2022. Outgoing dean Dr. Neil Guterman will go back to the Silver college because the Paulette Goddard Professor.
“Social paintings has a pivotal function to play in those difficult instances, as we create a brand new standard this is wholesome, equitable, and socially simply,” mentioned Lindsey in a press liberate. “Extra other folks than ever are prone to poverty and deficient well being, and our occupation has the equipment to assist each folks and programs to handle those demanding situations.”
Lindsey pursued his undergraduate research in sociology at Morehouse Faculty and won a grasp’s stage in social paintings for direct provider observe, targeting psychological well being, at Howard College. He additionally won a grasp’s stage in public well being and a physician of philosophy stage in social paintings on the College of Pittsburgh.