Dr. Mayra Lopez-Humphreys Completes Doctoral Studies and Presents Paper at the Society for Social Work Research

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Friday January 28, 2011


During her sabbatical Dr. Mayra Lopez-Humphreys, Ph.D., completed her doctoral studies at The CUNY Graduate Center, Social Welfare program.  She successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Intergroup Dialogue: An Evaluation of a Pedagogical Model for Teaching Cultural Competence within a Framework of Social Justice in Social Work Programs.” 

In January 2011, Dr. Lopez-Humphreys co-presented at the Society for Social Work Research (SSWR) on the role of sex in perceptions of discrimination among Dominican immigrant women.

For more information: http://www.sswr.org.

She has also led the development and implementation of a community sustainable kitchen which offers affordable, healthy meals from locally grown food produce, while also facilitating the social benefits of preparing and sharing group meals.

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