Neil Guterman, PhD
Inducted in 2019
Current PositionDean, Paulette Goddard Professor of Social Work, New York University
EducationBA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MSW, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Neil B. Guterman is Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor at NYU Silver School of Social Work. Dr. Guterman’s scholarly interests are concerned with services targeting children and violence, and he holds special interest in child abuse and neglect prevention, as well as children’s exposure to violence outside the home. Dr. Guterman has published numerous peer reviewed scholarly articles on these topics, and is the author of Stopping Child Maltreatment Before it Starts: Emerging Horizons in Early Home Visitation Services (Sage, 2001). Before coming to NYU Silver in 2017, Dr. Guterman was Dean, the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor, and the Director of the Beatrice Cummings Mayer Program in Violence Prevention at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (SSA). Prior to the SSA, he was a tenured faculty member and PhD program chair at the Columbia University School of Social Work.