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Luis Zayas, PhD

Inducted in 2012

Chair, Policy and Advocacy Committee; Member, Nominations and Elections Committee

Current Position

Dean and Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy,
Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

Education

BA, Manhattan College; MS, MA, MPhil, Ph.D., Columbia University

Luis H. Zayas is Dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin where he holds the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy. He is also professor of psychiatry at the Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin. Zayas is currently president of the St. Louis Group for Excellence in Social Work Research and Education. His most recent book is Forgotten Citizens: Deportation, Children, and the Making of American Exiles and Orphans.

 

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