Skip to content
Neil Geterman

Neil Guterman, PhD

Inducted in 2019

Current Position

Dean, Paulette Goddard Professor of Social Work, New York University


BA, 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.

Back to All Fellows

Meet More of the Fellows

Support Our Mission

Receive industry updates and our Fellows’ research in your inbox.