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Social Work Professor Taps into Hip-Hop for Healing

In the mid-1990s, Edgar Tyson, Ph.D., was a social worker at a Miami residential treatment center, working with adolescents who had been abused, abandoned or were delinquent.
MM“One of the hardest things to do was to get these young men to come to group therapy to talk about their issues,” said Tyson, assistant professor of social work in the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS).


Education Professor Links Discipline with
Achievement in Urban Schools

Carlos McCray, Ed.D., speaks plainly when addressing the topic of African-American males in urban schools:
MM“In many of these schools, the graduation rate for black males is only 50 percent. That means the other half is dropping out,” said McCray, an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education.


Theology Professor Plumbs Early Christian and Jewish Texts for New Revelations

It has been said that Christianity and Judaism have much to learn from each other. If that is true, then Karina Martin Hogan, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, is helping to lead the conversation.



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